THE ARK TRILOGY
By Jack Pinemonkey
"Where do you think Sin is going?" asked Trick.
"I don't have a clue. We should get back to the Bracketts."
Magus stepped through the smashed gates of Haven, the Brackett's
"What happened?" asked Trick.
It looked like a warzone. All the major buildings were leveled.
The people inside crushed. There were remains of the blade creatures
that Trick and Magus had encountered earlier. The streets were covered
with blood. Magus walked through the carnage to where the Council had
once stood. On top of the rubble was a man. He was dressed in red and
had a yellow scarf around his neck. He turned to Magus and Trick. His
eyes, Trick saw, were wide and his pupils abnormally small from the intake of horror.
"No," said Magus,"You don't have anything to do
with this, do you?"
The man shook his head. He jumped down from the rubble.
"I don't even know what happened or where I am. Where is
Schala, and what are you doing here?"
"Where'de you come from?" asked Magus.
"Do you guys know each other?" asked Trick.
"He is my brother," confirmed Magus.
"One minute I was in Slyn, the next I was here lying on the
"I don't know how you got here but you are lucky you didn't
fall victim to Sin," said Magus.
"Sin, the owner of the Ark?."
"How would you know the Ark has an owner?" questioned
"I don't know. Who are you?"
"I am Trick."
"Oh, I am Teel."
"We've got to let the Vice-Council members know about this
loss," said Magus.
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