The Yggdrasil Highway Saga

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#60: Fire or Water?


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God’s own strobe light illuminates everything for miles and miles. Lamar just happens to be sitting on the wall having morning coffee with the command group when it happens.

Right on time.

Lamar and the command group had some ideas about the strobe light. After the “Scream”...as everyone had began to refer to the old dwarf incident...Lamar had more information work with. He’d come to some conclusions. He felt no need to burden his companions with that info..or not all of it.
Nonetheless, he and the command group had a better handle on what was happening.
“ Flood or fire….do you think? asked Sgt Hobbs?
“Gawd I hope it’s not fire...that was scary” opined someone from the group.
“Not Fire “ said Lamar. “If it was Fire we’d see it by now.
“Check with highwatch. He can see the gate from the balloon.

Minutes later came the reply...no flood...it was the fast mover.


Meanwhile...in enemy airspace, a young dragon scout makes contact with the ancient guerrillas. It took him a few minutes to tune to the right frequency but he finally acquired their signal. After that it was merely a slight matter if cerebral demodulation and neural...er.
Nevermind.

He made contact with the Guerilla’s. He immediately informed SkyFort Command.
The command group, including Berg confer over the air with the old guerrilla.
A plan is devised. This is battle to extinction. No quarter.

meanwhile..back at the Fort.


The Scream began...again. Comparatively speaking all previous screams had been mere whispers. This time the Dragons put their heart and soul into producing decibels. If any noise could have raised the dead...this scream would have.
The Banshee wail was a call to arms. It was a warning. This was no drill, this was the real deal. The enemy was approaching.
Medieval castles on earth had had multiple walls. Lamar was a student of history...among many other things. He’d had multiple walls hastily constructed….fortified and armed.


The Demon horde emerged from the forest onto a yellow brick road. On either side of the road were broad and deep ditches. The easier direction of travel was to follow the road, so they did. They followed the road for a relatively short distance until the road emerged from the forest. The scouts stopped dead in their tracks. They were amazed and terrified. They had come to the end of the world. Ahead of them, not very far in the distance...the world just stopped. The scouts sent word back to their commanders. Then they sat down and shivered. This was just wrong.

The commanders came forward..surveyed the road ahead...and died. A Kindred arrow took each one in the throat. The Kindred Guerrillas continued their policy of taking out the officers..



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