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Choke Chapter 9
"Are you sure about this?" Chiron asked, rubbing his temple.
"I'm positive." Nico stood next to the window, peering out through the window. "I don't think he's aware of it yet, though."
"I hate to say this, but I need you to get him back here immediately, use any means necessary."
Nico blinked a few times, staring at the back of Chiron's head. "You've never said any means necessary before."
"Yes, well this situation calls for it. Percy will be a danger to himself and to others on the outside. We need to get him back here for training." There was a knock at the door and Leo popped his head in. "Have you located him yet, Leo?"
"No, sir," Leo said, looking at a device in his hand. "It's like he dropped off the face of the earth. No trace of him. Nobody can find him." Nico sighed as he looked back out the window.
"He couldn't have many places to hide," Nico said, placing his head against the glass. "He'll either be at his apartment or his parents' place."
"If the enemy hasn't got
ReflectionsVal's pursuit led him to the foul beast's domain. The hollowed-out cavern reeked of blood and rancid meat. The dim light he had seen as he charged through the tunnel after the monster could now be identified: torches. Rows of mysteriously lit torches lined the walls of the huge cave. At its center was a substantially large labyrinth of mirrors.
He spotted the beast entering.
He spun his silver broadsword in his hand and hurried in behind it.
His garb was a simple blue and white crusader's leather with thick armored pads and reinforcing steel studs. Lightweight and flexible, but quite effective defense against blunt blows and – in a pinch – the slashing claws of the unholy spawn of the earth. All monster-hunters wore a similar variety in Val's experience. It would serve him well in these close quarters of the mirrored maze.
Right, left, forward, left, right he turned, always catching a glimpse of the beast's tail as he wove his way through the corridors. Every so often he sp
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