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Chapter Four – The Second Stone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Page 3

“Well, it’s true enough.””White lies hardly ever satisfy me.  Either leave, say your reason for coming, the truth this time, or let me imprison you for a while.  15 years sounds good.””Okay then, I have a little voice in my head that tells me random things which led me here to get that orb, which I should take now if you’ll let me.”

“Fine, close enough.  I can just read your mind anyway and figure out all these outs and ends.”

“Heh, over my dead, fried brain.”

“I’d rather you not, since that defeats the purpose, but anyway, what are you willing to give up for my little orb?”




“Some time here, energy there, and some usage of charm.  What kind of answer are you looking for?””Eh, I was thinking an eye, voice, or a hand.  Or a good fight for it.””That I’d be willing, except one: I don’t have a weapon, and two: you’re a bit more powerful then I am, power-wise.”

“True.  Good points.  How about this then, you get orb of souls, and you have to do me five favors.  Not necessarily now, but over time in your life.”

“But what if I die before the five?”

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