Rainy Skies: Lull before Storm
By Luthiea Wu
Copyright Luthiea Wu 2009
Cover design by szelin
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The cobblestones responded with an especially loud ringing sound as the corpulent man made his way down the dim and quiet street in the dead of the night. It was not exactly the ideal time to be taking a casual stroll for everyone feared the demonic attacks that came with sundown but then again, the man was not exactly everyone.
The attack came without warning as Rat Demons sprang from nowhere and headed straight for the grossly overweight man, howling and claws slashing as they came. Only to bounce off a shield that came up barely in time. Fazed by this unexpected development in what had seemed at first to be overwhelming odds in their favour, the Rat Demons retreated to a safe distance while their tasty prey shimmered into a slim young woman with brown streaks in her dark hair and lavender eyes.