(Book 1) Seeds of Treachery - Chapter 2(Book 1) Seeds of Treachery - Chapter 2 by Tamuril2
Chapter 2 - A Nalta?
The holographic video froze and Jaeden risked a glance across the table at his partner, Vialle. Nothing but flat, blue eyes greeted him in return. Did that mean she agreed? Or was just indifferent? He stifled a sigh. Without a doubt the latter, knowing the blonde as he did.
'Would it kill you to have an opinion? 'Maybe he was being too hard on her. They had, after all, only been a team for a few months. Hardly enough time to be comfortable with each other. He focused back on General Igate. “Is the nalta still alive, sir?”
“Better than alive, fully healed.”
Jaeden’s mind went blank for several seconds, denying the ridiculous sentence, before going overtime. He’d read the report on the nalta’s wounds; fractured ribs, multiple deep bruising, and a collapsed lung. Were the medical fields that advanced now? They hadn’t been last time he checked. Newly tested meds? Perhaps, but s
(Book 1) Seeds of Treachery - Chapter 1(Book 1) Seeds of Treachery - Chapter 1 by Tamuril2
Chapter 1 - As Planned
Outgoing Message: Assassination complete.
Gunfire blasts screeched through the evening and echoed against the metal houses. Blue lightning leapt through the air towards him as Ahlir flew around a corner. A soldier jumped from hovercar onto the roof before him, powergun blazing. Ahlir bent and slid on his knees across the copper tiles of the roof, arching backwards to dodge the shot. He snapped up again and sped forward, his katana severing the human’s life-force with a quick flick of his wrist.
The sensors in his helmet displayed colorful warnings as attacks continued from above and below. His breath grew loud in his ears as more gunfire roared by, this time from both sides. It was more opposition than he’d expected.
'Not taking any chances, are you?'
He leapt onto the roof of another apartment building and withdrew a scrambling bug from his side pouch. Grey with blue stripes, it resembled a curled beetle wh
An Unexpected Twist (Hobbit AU)Chapter 1 - The EnemyAn Unexpected Twist (Hobbit AU) by Tamuril2
“Not forgiving is like drinking rat poison and then waiting for the rat to die.”
― Anne Lamott
They would’ve missed the orcs encampment if Ori hadn’t stumbled over a rock and fallen down the bluff’s edge, breaking through the carefully placed foliage of branches at the bottom. As it was, Ori did trip and they did find the orcs. The skirmish that ensued was both swift and merciless. None of the dark creatures escaped their justice, not even the Uruk’hai that led them. Their swords dripped wet with the blood of their enemy by the end and Thorin’s heart sang at the sight of the destruction they’d wrought.
Three years they’d been roaming these lands, outcast by the dragon, Smaug, when he attacked their home in the Lonely Mountain. One by one, former allies had turned their heads and blocked their ears to the dwarves’ pleas for aid. With no gold or numbers to back them, the dwarves lost
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