New World: Chapter 23Dust reappeared standing on dry dirt. The long distance teleport had felt like being flushed down a whirlpool and deposited on a beach. His stomach hurt.New World: Chapter 23 by ~AnEnemySpy
Yoko was held in his arms. It looked up at him with open, intelligent eyes. They were standing inside the gate of Blackmoor Manor.
"You got us here, Yoko. I knew you could do it."
The Abra slowly closed its eyes and drifted back to sleep.
Amelia grimaced and put her hands over her stomach. "I don't feel so good, Dust." She collapsed.
Dust knelt over her. "Hey, are you okay?"
There was blood seeping through her fingers.
"Oh no." He lifted up her hands. "Oh no, you've been shot."
New World: Chapter 22Two scruffy looking thugs entered the room behind him and blocked off the door. One of them carried a chair.New World: Chapter 22 by ~AnEnemySpy
"Got some new goons, I see." Dust said. "What, daddy wouldn't lend you any of his?"
"The Blackshirts don' leave the valley, Dust. They're needed ta keep all you dirt people in line. Thanks fer askin' though. Have a seat, mate." Ashton said.
The chair was rammed into the back of Dust's knees. He fell backward into it.
"Well ain't this a 'appy little reunion?" Ashton said. "I believe introductions are in order. Dust, meet…" he paused uncertainly. "Hell, I don' remember their names. Meet these two scumbags who work fer cheap I
New World: Chapter 21The only furnishings in the room were a small bed and a dresser built into the wall with three drawers. A door at the back led to a bathroom with a toilet, a sink, and a shower just big enough for a child to stand upright in it.New World: Chapter 21 by ~AnEnemySpy
A seven year old girl sat on the edge of the bed, staring blankly at the white, featureless wall. Her light brown hair was matted down and her pretty green eyes were puffy from crying the night before. A small plate of breakfast sat on the bed next to her, completely untouched.
The door swung open and a boy two years older than her poked his head in. He had messy black hair pulled under a red and white hat.