Nemesis: A twist of Fate (chapter11)
Life is so unpredictable!~
Chapter Eleven: A Twist of Fate
Michael and Takashi scouted the place in a very
delicate manner. Their footsteps were considered a thousand times before being
taken and she felt a little fuzzy because she made noise every time they told
her to take a step. Michael was always in a training/jogging suit and now Yami
wished she had hers on. Takashi lead the way and Michael followed pointing out
different points of entry as well as emergency extraction points. They were
planning tactics for the worst.
Yet, what could happen wrong? It was only a
rescue mission and the demon was out numbered. Yami held on to that thought for
a while then remembered what Takashi had told her once “Demons are slick and
slimy. You can never know what is ticking in their dark brains.” Michael told
Takashi using his very low voice that the demon isn’t expecting us and that
they had the element of surprise. Yami nodded as if she has been doing scouting
for ages. Yet something felt wrong.
The sky turned dark and moist Yami noticed as
the wind slapped her face. It was getting too dark for an afternoon. And this
added to her worry. Takashi was supposed to go from the front while Michael and
Hardheaded Yami will go from the back door. The plan was to have Takashi
distract the demon and find Jenny as soon as possible. Takashi and Michael decided
not to get into fights which were unnecessary but everyone knew that the one
who should be told that was Yami. Her anger was radiating so high from the fist
day in the training room that it smothered the air. Yet she nodded as Takashi
gave his orders.
“We have to get this going, before it gets even
darker”, Takashi said while looking at the black unpromising sky. The grouped dispersed
as the cold wind howled even harder. The temperature suddenly dropped to a zero
freezing Yami’s thoughts but her legs followed Michael’s silently. Still
something about the serious change in the weather bugged her. It was never that
cold, and the temperature never fell that low.
Michael gave her a sign and showed her that
Takashi was ready to barge into the warehouse. “Three, two, one” he talked
silently by showing his fingers. Damned his fingers were cute! Yet Yami shoved
this thought back and kept her eyes gazed on Michael’s back as her open the
back door silently.
Woooops! The demon wasn’t there. Did that even
make any sense? Yami swore he was standing next to Jenny during the last five
minutes. Where could he have gone?
“Son of a –“ Michael thought with a low tone.
Takashi was there beside Jenny’s tied body untying the knots. Her hands came
free first and then the rest of the knots on her legs and ankles fell off. All three sets of eyes stared at her face. It
looked withered and yellow. Yami caught her by the arm and told her everything
is going to be ok. She assured her yet Jenny remained silent and still.
“Are you ok?” Michael gave her another analyzing
look and turned to Takashi. Takashi returned the stare gazing. An awkward
moment of silence fell it as the cold rushed through the warehouse. It smothered
the three sets of faces that gazed at Jenny. She looked tired but the cold was
weird and ominous.
In a blink of an eye the demon was holding a
knife to Yami’s throat. “Uh- Don’t move precious one. You-“ he pointed to
Takashi “walk back three steps or little miss sunshine her will have her throat
The cold dug through Yami’s spine as she felt
the cold blade the demon had in his hand touch her skin. Takashi nodded and
moved three steps to the back following the demon’s orders. Zoom! Takashi was
in a golden cage. As she looked at him, he gazed openly at the demon. “It’s a
time warp cage for time scums like you. You can’t break free because if you try
you risk your life. Only the caster of such a spell can release you from your
eternal prison and I seriously don’t find myself dumb enough to set you free.”
His smile popped wide as his teeth glittered and
the sight of the fangs made Yami remember his proboscis. “Oh honey , don’t look
that shocked and don’t give me that face!” ,he asked as he pointed the knife at
Jenny. The latter didn’t respond he gazed burned through Yami into the demon. “Snap
out of it! You can’t believe how much I had to suffer putting that nice face in
front of you just to get close enough. Oh but I think all the suffering paid
off! I hit the jackpot!” he returned the knife of Yami’s neck. He turned to his
human form still relaxing the knife on the previous position of Yami’s throat.
Shock terror and disgust hit Yami on the face. It was like having a truck of
sand walk over her body. She tried to jerk the demon- Boyfriend of her friend
off but the knife only dug deeper. “Jace but-“ Yami said in a broken tone. Were
her eyes playing tricks on her?
She took another look this time gazing through
the features. It was Jace in his own flesh and bones and he seemed very different
than the one she knew.
“Lord Jeremiah will be pleased! No thrilled! No
he will-“ while he made his victory dance Yami kicked him in the nuts and threw
the knife out of his hand. While breaking free an explosion echoed in the
warehouse. A cold mist smothered them and then another explosion occurred.
“Son of a Banana!” the three mouths cried.