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Featured: The Sky Serpent
Chapter 1: ReminiscencesCHAPTER 1Chapter 1: Reminiscences by Deathslayer38
The harsh midday sun burned relentlessly, the paved sidewalks heating up enough to cook on, as some people were attempting at that moment. Despite the conditions, people scrambled back and forth across the marketplace, running from stall to stall, stocking up on necessities, hoarding food to be able to ride through the coming storm. The crier had read out the single most disturbing notice earlier, sparking the panicked mayhem in the market.
The last trader's caravan had not arrived. It was discovered off the main path, ravaged by giant claws, and there was no sign of the traders themselves. This wasn't the first time it had happened. Now, traders had refused to leave their respective cities, for fear of the same fate.
The marketplace reeked of sweat and feces, the air sultry in the midday heat. Crowds had formed around each stall, fights breaking out at a few as people got increasingly frustrated by the heat, the lack of supplies and the stifling humidity. Those few, who had
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