Apotheosis – Episode 9 and 10

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PAGE 9

PANEL 1
Avestine woke herself. No dream could hold her against her will.
She buckled her riding boots and slid a dagger into her belt. She put on her heavy coat and gloves.

PANEL 2
Insects and small foragers kept the land alive with sound and movement after the wind stilled.
Avestine entered the tree line some distance above camp. Her mind searched for Rook. When she found him, she walked in his direction.

Night under the Blue Sun was much like the day. The wintry land maintained a dim glow even at sunset.
Some said the eerie light was what remained of the first magic -- a magic that would one day return with the Unsetting Sun to this dark part of the world.


PAGE 10

PANEL 1

As she picked her way through the underbrush, she thought she heard a wolf howl.

PANEL 2

Then a voice spoke in her mind.

VOICE: You’re vicious and magnificent...incapable of any lasting repose...

PANEL 3

VOICE: ...Arujan...

The voice made her heart pound. made her smile.

PANEL 4

The leather of her glove creaked as her hand curled around the hilt of her sword. She saw a silhouette separate from the clutter of trees.
A four-legged shadow slid into the dim light and emerged on two legs as a lithe young woman.

AVESTINE: Kami.


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