Back to the quest. Back to the sparkly vampires. Back to back, belly to belly, wait… no, that’s not right. That’s the zombie jamboree… This is Revis and Matticus trying to save the kingdom.
Instead of acknowledging the accusation that Matticus had thrown at him, Revis used the magic of his ring to turn invisible. Except for the Jester, who was used to Revis disappearing, everyone was startled by his disappearance. Steph, in particular, was unnerved by it. “Did he just abandon us,” she asked, going back-to-back with Matticus.
“Don’t worry about it,” he reassured.
“Don’t worry about it? It was bad enough when it was ten against three. Now it’s ten against two. I’m good, but I don’t know if I’m that good.”
The Jester’s reply was lost when one of the circling vampires cried out in pain. A second later, its head fell off. With their attention momentarily fixed on their fallen comrade, Steph and Matticus leapt into action. In one motion, she unsheathed her sword, decapitated the closest vampire, and plunged the blade into the chest of another.
Matticus hit the vampire…
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