The Ancient 1.6

“Uh, Tomu?” The tall man holding the rope pauses in front of Edward, confused. He looks over his shoulder at the bald man with the red eyebrows. “Tomu? This one only has one arm. How am I supposed to-” He trails off and holds up the rope. Tomu, the calm man with the red eyebrows, disengages himself from a conversation […]

The Ancient 1.5

“What the fuck is that thing?” The quiet man from the room asks. “I don’t know. Ask it?” The standing lady responds. “Should we be following it?” Asks the other lady. “It doesn’t seem threaten-” the other man began to speak but stops abruptly when Edward stops in front of him. He bumps into Edward’s back, who leans back to […]

The Ancient 1.4

By now, Edward’s vision has cleared enough that, once they adjust to the lights, he can make out the details of his surroundings. The hall is at least twenty feet wide, and twice that in height, extending far into the distance and gradually bending out of sight. The floor above them is just a walkway along the walls with a […]

The Ancient 1.3

The room is poorly lit, but it proves to be an improvement from the darkness of the metal coffin Edward had just evacuated. The main source of light in the room comes from a long, narrow window high in the wall near the ceiling. Below the window is a panel of glowing buttons and switches surrounding a computer monitor. There […]

The Ancient 1.2

“Hello?!” Edward calls into the darkness. His voice echoes through his chamber, rattling his eardrums and causing him to cringe. The voice outside grows further and further away until it’s replaced by silence. For a moment it feels as though they really are going to abandon him and the anxiety of it begins to swell inside his chest. He breaths […]

The Ancient 1.1

The first thought to enter Edward’s mind is;┬áholy fuck! My head hurts! He groans, his groggy mind struggling to make sense of the world as he wakes. He leans forward and rests his head against the cold metal wall in front of him. He tries to comfort his brain, to bring his hand up and gently rest his head in […]