after Kirby’s recovery at the Vegetable Valley hospital, we
were all able to back home for the first freaking time in two
weeks and some. Onyx and Kinobator got to come with us, Onyx
staying outside of course. Kinobator made himself at home
quickly, choosing the smallest room n the house to be his own,
which I’m pretty sure was supposed to be a closet.
Kirby tried to convince Kinobator the room next to him was
bigger and actually had a light in it, but Kinobator said
something, like it would be ‘to great an honor’ for him.
Meh. That guy was too loyal to even allow himself to have a
decent room, which is really weird.
I asked Kinobator why he was so damn loyal to Kirby, or as he
called him, ‘sir’.
Kirby has saved my life more than he knows, and I’m willing
to repay him.” He answered in that oddly calm voice.
Do you know who 0’2 was?”
I was on Ripple Star for a small vacation when he attacked.
Kirby defeated him, and even directly save me from being hit
by a stream of fire.”
I needed to get away from all of the fighting on Popstar, so I
went to Ripple Star. I swear that the evil follows me.”
was in Kinobator’s room then, which he had decorated
beautifully with the little he had brought. The jars of
various things lined the north wall, and the room was lit by
several candles placed randomly. With the money he earned from
magical item trade, he was able to really decorate that
closet-slash-room thing. Really, do you have any idea how much
people will pay for an amulet that actually can point to where
you want to go? I’ll give you a hint: exactly 120.6 Stars,
and that’s kind of a lot. Just KIND OF.
thought that with that kind of money, Kinobator could be rich
in no time. But it turns out that he cannot create such
magical things like that often, as it zaps his strength to
make even one. So, I still do my odd jobs on weekends, which
include helping out at the diner on occasion, but Kinobator
earns most of the money around here.
burst through the front door of our house, tired and a bit
hungry from work. That diner gets REALLY busy on Friday
nights, and the tips you get add up after, oh, a few hours of
being waitress. Holding the bag with my tips in it, I walked
over to my room, collapsing on my bed once I was in. By the
way, I don’t have a door; I have an ebony curtain, because
doorknobs are a problem for me.
I got my sorry backside out of bed and counted my tip money.
It turns out that I earned a full 7.92 Stars from five hours
of work. Meh, that’s good enough for me, more than a dollar
an hour is good enough pay for being a waitress.
noticed Kinobator standing at the entrance of my room. I did
not know how long he had been there, or why.
Terakka? Do you want me to teach you... telekinesis? I don’t
want to hurt your feelings but you seem to be a bit...
disabled.” He said solemnly.
almost said- “AH AM NOT DISABLED!!! I AM JUST FREAKIN’
FINE BY MYSELF WITH MYSELF, SO BEAT IT!” But I didn’t say
that. Instead, I said-
nodded. “Tomorrow. 9:30 AM.”
*** Onyx ***
name is Onyx, and you’ve probably seen or heard of me by
now. Yes, I am that five-foot albino snake. Yes, I am that guy
who lives in a self-made burrow next to Kirby’s house. And
finally, yes, I am the guy who drank ten cans of soda in
twenty seconds and then burped so loud that it broke the sound
barrier. It also broke the diner windows, which I still
tell you something, it’s all true. By the way, I am very
proud of my burrow, since Oripeons don’t really do that
normally. There’s not really anything in it, since I only
sleep in there.
can prove this as I am in a forest miles away from Rainbow
Resort. It’s really nice there, the stream flows calmly and
the fruit is good, and most of all, the locals are friendly.
By ‘locals’ I mean the small rodents, the birds of prey,
and the fish in the stream.
Onyx! Good to see ya again, laddie! A passing squirrel
said to me.
hello to you, too. I replied. Nothing is more peaceful
than to gossip with the rodents, who always have something
funny to say.
heard about a huge green bird of prey that won’t eat meat. He
I said, quite surprised.
rumor goes that one day he just seemed to come out of nowhere,
and then caught a passing mouse faster than the blink of an
eye. He holds it under his talons for a bit, and then lets her
go. Strange, isn’t it? He asked me with a weird glint in
I’ve never heard of a raptor who wouldn’t hunt anything.
I’ll tell Kirby about this, he’s sure to laugh!
do that. Spread the word, laddie! He said merrily as he bounded away and up a tree.
I started back towards Kirby’s place, eager to tell him
about this. I didn’t just find it weird, but oddly
suspicious. I mean, what raptor in the right mind will give up
hunting? It wasn’t right. When things aren’t right, it
means something’s wrong, which makes absolutely no sense at
an hour later I told Kirby about this phenomenon...
wouldn’t hunt? I mean, that’s just weirdly suspicious, if
you ask me. I said quickly. I heard a small, quiet gasp
from behind me. I turned around to see Kinobator dashing
towards his room, mumbling, “This might have something to do
with...” Then his voice became inaudible as he shut the
door. Like any good friend, I followed him.
room was one scary place, even for a Goth. But still I dared
enter to find Kinobator staring into what looked like a clear
ruby ball. I saw nothing, but Kinobator moved his two claws
across the surface, tracing a straight line in-between two
darker areas of the ruby.
and Terakka joined me, (the room was crowded by now) and then
I saw the two points suddenly flare up and light the room,
then fell dark again.
are you doing?” Terakka asked him.
two lost and injured Star Warriors. The two... are friends...
recently created... but still are now free. One... is in a
large rainforest... the other... near an active volcano...”
Kinobator said as he once more ran his claws across the ruby,
pausing in-between every few words.
are their names?; if you can tell.” Kirby asked.
paused, then stated- “Their names are Gryphon and
Note- Yep, that’s the end! I am already writing the next in
the series, don’t worry. I am proud of my work on this,
almost 2 months of work, which is a long time for me. Please,
if you have any questions, comments, or hate mail to send me,
feel free to e-mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
TO YOU ALL!!!!