- Crickets chirped nearby, hiding in the tall grass; One would see their beady little eyes glistening off the setting sun. This was the perfect time of day, not too hot, not too cold, and there wasn't alot of sunlight to bug him. Walking along the dirt path he couldn't help but think about his purpose here. Riches certainly were intriguing? But what was the real reason? The Magic Council distributed this job among guilds legal and dark alike, however Tartarus was still in the shadows, only rumors among scared civilians.
Yet however, he found himself here, at the entrance to the Ancient City. Looking ahead he seen caved in building, monstrous holes in the earth, and vine covered ruins. The typical Cliche scene of a Treasure Hunt, however, they weren't here for the treasure. They were here for the hunters that wallowed deep within their own psyche. They were lost now, attacking any innocent of non that came close. It was beginning to be a problem for the Magic Council, and just like usual, they ordered in someone to take care of the mess.
Alakai raised his head, looking up at where the moon has already begun to rise. A curious thought, this is the only time of day where the moon and the sun are easily visible, and they both sit opposite on the horizon. He wondered why that was? But he couldn't come up with any logical reasons. So he stood there, waiting for his partner to join him. They can't really be counted as partners, just more or acquaintances tackling this together. However Alakai really didn't feel like he needed help handling a few mortal hunters. Or perhaps he was sent to monitor him. Did his rampaging deeds already reach a rumored state? Either way, he still waited for Lyserg to get here.
Remembering their first encounter, he could feel a tingle crawl up his skin. Screams and images were burned into his mind. His hands, they were all killed by him, and the warm feeling of their blood on his hands soothed him. Something about seeking after the very life essence of a human is what drove him to kill. And he knew, with more sacrifices, he was given more power. This job would help him achieve such a thing.