Of Lies and Legacies: Chapter 2 (Revised)Chapter TwoOf Lies and Legacies: Chapter 2 (Revised) by PHarold
The City of Ravensberg, Southern Territory, Present Day
Funny; I could've sworn there were only 30.
Martin Skyblade closed his eyes against the muted noon sun. He didn’t particularly care how many stripes radiated overhead from the center of the tent's canopy. He did care, however, that his right foot was falling asleep from standing statue-still on an unstable perch for what seemed an eternity. Hoping another inconsistent count might divert his attention from the numbing sensation, he started again.
“Sorry,m'dear.” Reina lifted her grey-streaked head and smiled apologetically around the two pins she held in her teeth. “I was so absorbed listenin' to your friend, I wasn't payin' attention.”
Carefully, Martin swivelled around on the teetering stool. Behind the workbench, his friend Kaolin merely grinned and shrugged.