- Publisher: Splickety Publishing Group
- Edition: 2.3
- Available in: Digital PDF, and Paperback
- Published: July 16, 2015
Skald hated caves. As youngest of his nine brothers, he was always sent in first. Caves made him miss the sky, the warmth of the sun, but mostly Skald hated what lived within. Lowering the torch, he squeezed through an opening. He felt the jagged walls as he listened to the crackle of the flame echoing down the tunnel. He picked a direction and continued his search, loose rocks crunching under his boots as he walked.
Skald paused at an opening, listening for the sound of his prey. “Use your ears, little Skald,” his brother would say. “Your eyes can be blinded, but your ears will tell you when to strike.”