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The City in Shadows – Part One

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Driven sands whipped across the arid, hard baked earth. Scorching desert winds caught up the sand and bore it aloft, whirling them in scourging blasts across the dozen ragged figures that made their way across a region where, as far as one could see, nothing lived. They walked with slow and belaboured step across terrain littered with shattered boulders and raw earth, upon which had settled coarse grains of sand. The sun broiled above, and is lash was just as cruel as the scourge of driven sand, flaying at the travellers. All about, the land shimmered in the haze of the heat, the horizon blending into the empty sky.

Follow this link for Part One of The City in Shadows

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