SoT: Firesong Part 3 – Orders

Kenneth Creed felt little relief as he drove up to the outpost garage. Technically, the mission had been a success even with the Director’s orders to withdraw. Technically, they rescued both his daughter and his best friend. But too much blood had been spilled on all sides, and of his team, Ken was the only one returning to headquarters physically unscathed. Continue reading

SoT: Firesong Part 2 – Buckle Up

“Target has changed.”

“Don’t break cover, but we’d appreciate it if you could slow them down a bit.”

“They’re coming out armed. Local forces are taking fire.”

“I’ve got people down!”

Standing in the mission control center, Dawn’s Light director David Evans kept his eyes glued to the holodisplay as he watched the battle taking place half a world away. He clenched his jaw and forced himself to remain stoic as the blast from an energy rifle took down one of their most powerful magic casters. Continue reading