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PhoenicarusGather your wits as youve gathered these feathers, son Icarus
Clearly he was mad enough to send his heir flying as well
Down to hell
Both moon and trepidation had waned since pens and wax went up
Now he raised his cup
To life, to freedom, to us, he his gesture harshly graced
As he sun-ward faced
A Child of his fathers device, red and golden in the rising sun
Help he shun
To shoulder that atrocity against natures chosen path - a pair of wings
As legend sings
Bar his fathers guidance and the flapping beatings, he did it himself
Thrown off the shelf
At first he fell with the heart-broken scream of a newborn child
Free and wild
No longer pregnant with thought, No strings attached
The egg hatched
Off they flew, off the cliff, off the island of safe incarceration
Full of motivation
Thou shant soar too high nor swoop too low was Daedalus advice
By youth despised
Then as now, apt pupils tur
ReflectionsVal's pursuit led him to the foul beast's domain. The hollowed-out cavern reeked of blood and rancid meat. The dim light he had seen as he charged through the tunnel after the monster could now be identified: torches. Rows of mysteriously lit torches lined the walls of the huge cave. At its center was a substantially large labyrinth of mirrors.
He spotted the beast entering.
He spun his silver broadsword in his hand and hurried in behind it.
His garb was a simple blue and white crusader's leather with thick armored pads and reinforcing steel studs. Lightweight and flexible, but quite effective defense against blunt blows and – in a pinch – the slashing claws of the unholy spawn of the earth. All monster-hunters wore a similar variety in Val's experience. It would serve him well in these close quarters of the mirrored maze.
Right, left, forward, left, right he turned, always catching a glimpse of the beast's tail as he wove his way through the corridors. Every so often he sp
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