Marchosias: A Short Story

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All eyes are on me. The king, the crowd, and the other participants stop whatever they were doing, but it's not as if it's my first time seeing something big similar to an eagle. I've seen a hound from hell already, so I don't think a giant eagle would faze me. By the way, where is that hound from hell? I have not heard from him ever since we left Rydia.

Speaking of a hound from hell. Where the heck is Marchosias? At this point he'd be telling me "what a ridiculous farce, your gamble will only work so many times, and it stops when you need it the most." Or something along those lines.

As I was thinking to myself. The king approaches me, looking straight at me. I look at the eagle behind me, but it returns my look and tilts its head to the
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"Please meet me in the plaza of the second circle tonight. I would like to talk to you." And she leaves, a faint, and very sweet scent. She caught my attention, but I could not make out her image as she wears a silk cloak that overs her face.

Everyone clears out, and the excitement dies out once more. I walk back with Samael to the tavern. "That was an amazing finish you did there. I expected you to just walk back down the stairs, but you took it to the extreme, taunting the eagle into catching you by using the golden egg as bait. Just genius, but I never thought the king to own a mythic beast.

"Mythic beast? What do you know about them Samael?"

(Samael) "Well as far as I know. Having an eagle such as that as a mythic beast, means that you have a loyal companion that will stay with you for all your life. Eagles like those are known to be loyal war companions, or so they say. For no one was able to prove that they exist up until now.

When we arrived to the tavern, Samael looked at me with a wide smile saying "I wonder how you'll fare in these last two competitions..." And as we enter the tavern, I am greeted by cheers echoing throughout the entire the tavern.

"I'm amazed at what you did there boy! If I were you, I'd faint right as i look down that tall

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