• Black as Light, Part 4

    Her face brightened and she squealed in delight. The next thing I knew, she was suddenly hugging me and asking how I liked the castle and how well Flavian was showing me around. All I could do was simply stare at her excited face. “Another human! Another human!” And with that, the zombie went zooming out of the room, looking about as frightened as I felt. I drew myself up straight a moment later and held Tanith at arms length, a serious expression on my face. “I’m here to rescue you, my princess.” She stared at me and then burst out laughing. She grasped onto my armored shoulders and her…