Mana crystals dimmed into a quiet dusk as the slow bustle of Viiest crawled to stillness. The lanterns and candles within each residence dimmed as the citizens of the small town prepared for a night of rest. Though light still poured out from the edge of the underground village, The River Dragon Inn still remained a modest beacon to all those without a bed to return to.
Within the walls of the welcoming tavern, the innkeeper Mariah made her way down the stairs, careful as to make little noise for the peace of her guests. As she reached the main room downstairs, Mariah wiped away at her brow with her holy symbol in hand. She took a deep breath and sighed when the front entrance opened up to Fausm stepping into the inn.
The rest of chapter 11 can be found on Ao3 right here.
“Vengeful” is an original fantasy story that follows Nessa, a half night elven mage, as she faces the trials of her local adventuring guild and rises through the ranks overcoming the obstacles that confront her and the allies she makes along the way.
Thank you to anyone who’s reading, sorry it took so long but I am taking classes this semester so my focus is somewhere else.