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Jane, Hero of Nubila Chapter 11
Sins of Humanity
A chilling breeze tickled Jane's skin, further enhancing the uneasiness in her heart as she followed Tylia across the vast plains of crou lands. Ever since they left the valley, the queen's expression had been frozen a stern glare. “I wonder what she's going to show me” she thought as she found herself forced to hasten her pace to keep up with the queen's far larger strides. Jane's eyes suddenly widened as an idea crept into her head. “Could it be the portal home?”
After passing over several hills littered with snow covered trees, Tylia came to a sudden halt. “There it is” she muttered to herself.
Curious, Jane peered past the crou queen. Her eyes were quickly drawn to the one thing that stood out, a single mountain sitting in the center of a vast, almost flat field. It reached fairly high into the sky, nearly beating Bhaldural in terms of sheer size.
“See that?” Tylia asked while pointing to the same mountain.
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Jane, Hero of Nubila Chapter 10
We Who Remain
“Mother!” Jaie snapped after returning with what appeared to be two stone cups. “You're supposed to be questioning the runt! Not fawning over her!”
“I'm not fawning over her dear” Tylia assured as she swayed from side to side, Jane still locked in her iron hug. “She'll be staying here awhile so I'm just making sure she feels welcome here.”
“You're not serious are you?” Jaie asked, holding two cups made from stone in her hands as she approached. “She's not even a crou.”
“We don't know that Jaie” Tylia said as she caressed Jane's hair while keeping her pressed in tight. “Your horns are not what define you as a crou. If there's even a remote chance she's one of us, I want to help her.”
A little smirk appeared on Jaie's face as she watched Jane struggle to breathe. “Help her by suffocating her?” she snickered, causing Tylia to instantly release Jane from her gras
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Jane, Hero of Nubila Chapter 9
The Queen Who Towers
A dark and ominous feeling fell over Jane as she approached the crou temple. It was like she was walking into the most important interview of her life and botching it up would ruin her life forever. The enormous skull sitting above the temple's door wasn't doing much to dampen her apprehension either. “I wonder what kind of person this queen is?” she thought, her gaze rising up to Jaie at the temple's entrance as she reached the it's short staircase. “I'm screwed if she's anything like her daughter...”
“What are you staring at runt?” Jaie growled as she crossed her arms. “Hurry up and get inside.”
“Is 'runt' really the best nickname for me?” Jane asked, trying her best to hide her irritation. “I mean, I'm taller than everyone but you.”
Jaie let out a low grumble before pointing to the temple's wooden door. “Stop arguing minor details and get in” she growled.
“Fine...
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Jane, Hero of Nubila Chapter 8
Village of Giants
Jaie's huge sword smashed into the valley's rocky floor, scattering many cracks all across the ground. However, much to both Jaie and Crysta's surprise, the ground was the only thing the sword had damaged. With a sudden turn of her body, Jane had completely avoided the gruesome death, the sword striking next to her feet.
Acting fast, Jane used her opponent's massive weapon as a stepping stone to jump up as high as she could.
Taken completely by surprise, Jaie could only watch as Jane threw up both of her feet and sent a powerful dropkick into her face. The sheer force behind the blow sent Jaie soaring backwards, releasing her sword and allowing it to fall onto one side as her feet left the ground.
Unfortunately for Jane, gravity quickly reared it's head and sent her plummeting back down. With her arms still aching, Jane was unable to move them in time as her head collided with the wide side of Jaie's sword. A mere second later, the back of Jaie's head slammed i
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One Step, Two Step Chapter 1
A lucky winner! Two pairs of prizes!
The sound of air horns exploded throughout the large department store. It was soon joined by a loud applause and cheers from the store's staff. As confetti rained from the roof, the many customers located near the front of the store all turned their attention to the tall, scruffily-dressed woman standing just in front of the doorway. Her cheeks were bright red from embarrassment.
“Congratulations ma'am” a store employee cheered while clapping her hands. “You've arrived just in time.”
“Just in time for what?” the confused woman asked as she rubbed her tired, brown eyes.
The employee brushed her long purple hair to the side. “Just in time to win our contest silly” she explained with a joyful smile before blowing another air horn in the drowsy woman's face, somehow messing up the already unkempt long brown hair. “You're our one millionth customer!”
As the other employees finally started
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Sins of Humanity

A chilling breeze tickled Jane's skin, further enhancing the uneasiness in her heart as she followed Tylia across the vast plains of crou lands. Ever since they left the valley, the queen's expression had been frozen a stern glare. “I wonder what she's going to show me” she thought as she found herself forced to hasten her pace to keep up with the queen's far larger strides. Jane's eyes suddenly widened as an idea crept into her head. “Could it be the portal home?”

After passing over several hills littered with snow covered trees, Tylia came to a sudden halt. “There it is” she muttered to herself.

Curious, Jane peered past the crou queen. Her eyes were quickly drawn to the one thing that stood out, a single mountain sitting in the center of a vast, almost flat field. It reached fairly high into the sky, nearly beating Bhaldural in terms of sheer size.

“See that?” Tylia asked while pointing to the same mountain. “That is Dainus Mountain. You can't tell from here, but there is actually a city hidden within.”

“A dwarven city?” Jane asked.

Tylia seemed a little impressed. “Yes” she said. “That mountain served as the capital city of the Dain empire since before I was even born.” The queen turned her gaze back towards the wide plains she and Jane had just crossed. “In fact, the dwarves of Dain used to control most of the land we just passed over.”

Now it was Jane's turn to be impressed. Despite her and the queen's enormous sizes, it had taken them a full thirty minutes to reach Dainus Mountain. “That's a lot of land...” she mumbled before realizing something. “Wait... Used to control?”

Tylia nodded slowly. “Tell me Jane” she said. “While you were in Decura, did you ever hear the story of how humans came to our world?”

“I heard a little about something called 'the Grand Conveyance' a few times” Jane answered, making sure to leave out her visit to Etin city and learning more about Kip. “I didn't hear too many details about the actual event itself. People mostly mentioned things that happened afterwards.”

“That makes sense” Tylia said as she crossed her arms. “Well then, allow someone who was alive at the time to elaborate for you.” After quickly making sure no animals were scurrying below her enormous body, Tylia slowly sat down. “Please, sit. This may take awhile. And please pay attention. I won't be telling you this story again.”

After giving the queen a quick nod and also checking for animals, Jane sat down on the cold grass.

“I believe it was five hundred years ago when it happened” Tylia explained. “I wasn't there, but some nor'rey were and they say a large tear opened up in the sky. A few moments later, thousands upon thousands of humans slowly fell from the crack in reality, floating down to the ground like they were being placed there by an unseen force.” Tylia crossed her arms. “It's one of the greatest mysteries of this world... Anyway, trouble started barely a month after the humans arrived. Duros, the emperor of the Dain empire, led his entire army to attack the humans.”

“Why?” Jane asked.

“I don't know the exact reason, but I'm sure it had something to do with the human's queen” Tylia explained, clenching her teeth tight after mentioning the human ruler. “She truly was a fiend... A monster who could control fire itself.”

Jane's eyes widened as a sinister grinning face flashed in her mind. “Hazel...” she thought. “But how? Has she really been around that long?”

Tylia let out a sigh in an attempt to calm herself. “Thanks to that monster and her knight, the humans defeated the dwarven army and slaughtered most of them” she growled. “Most would stop there to negotiate a surrender, but those humans followed the dwarves back to their land and raided every town they had.” Tylia turned her gaze toward the lone mountain. “Within a week, Dainus Mountain was under siege and the undermanned city barely lasted a day.”

The queen fell silent for a moment, causing Jane to speak up. “Then what happened?” she asked, her mind already conjuring the correct answer.

The queen's glare narrowed. “The humans massacred the dwarves” she answered, a lone tear falling from her cheek. “Not a single one was spared from their wrath. Had we crou known what was going on, maybe we could have done something...”

Jane's sad gaze fell to her lap. “I wouldn't put it past that woman to destroy an entire empire for defying her...” she thought, struggling to contain her anger.

“Unfortunately, we didn't even have a clue it was happening” Tylia continued. “We crou stuck to our own lands and almost never meddled with the smaller races. In return, neither the dwarves or nor'rey never came near us.”

“But you live so close” Jane noted. “Kaizori Refuge isn't that far away from here for a crou.”

“Kaizori Refuge wasn't built back then” the queen explained, her tone becoming more weighed down. “In fact, crou lands are actually far to the north. We didn't move here until after our few encounters with the humans.”

Jane glanced over to the former dwarven city, a chill running down her spine when she pictured the carnage that must have taken place inside. “What did you do after you found out?” she asked.

“Back then we crou were ruled by my brother, Tyrul” the queen answered, cracking a little smile. “He was a kind and gentle person, always willing to see the good in everyone.” Tylia's smile disappeared. “Even when there wasn't any there to begin with. Anyway... One day, twenty years after the humans conquered the Dain empire, one of us wandered nearby and spotted this new species. Curious as to who this new race was and where they came from, my brother set up a meeting with their ruler. I insisted on going with him, but Tyrul ordered I stay behind. After all, one crou is intimidating enough to the smaller races.”

Jane remembered the many times people had scream that she was about to 'eat their children' whenever they saw her in her various, gigantic sizes and sighed. “True...” she grumbled.

Tylia turned her gaze upward to the clear skies above. “We believed in our king and let him go to meet the human queen alone” she said, her voice beginning to quiver slightly. “And... And we never spoke again...”

“Oh...” was all Jane could mutter, understanding fully what Tylia meant.

After taking a deep breath through her nose, Tylia continued. “When we found his body, it was covered in many burns and hundreds of cuts” she said, her fingers digging into her legs. “He'd slowly bled to death... Somehow, those humans had murdered him... All he wanted to do was talk... And they murdered him... Those damn insects killed him...” Ful energy crackled wildly from the queen's horns and her fingers punctured her flesh, causing blood to drip from her legs. Tylia's expression twisted into a monstrous, dead-eyed scowl.

Some of the queen's ful snapped near Jane, forcing her to shuffle backwards. “Damn...” was all she could think as she stared at Tylia, her heart racing with fear as the ground beneath her began to shake.

“Oh sorry!” Tylia gasped, quickly dissipating her ful energy when she realized the damage she was doing to her surroundings. “I'm sorry Jane. I didn't mean to scare you like that. Every time I think of those little monsters I... I just...”

Jane started to wave her hands. “Don't worry about it Tylia” she assured. “It's clearly a painful memory. You don't have to say anymore.”

Tylia slowly shook her head. “No... No I said I was going to explain this all to you and I will” she said, pausing for a moment to recompose herself. “So... After that, our entire marched on Dainus Mountain, which had now become the human capital. I wanted to smash the entire mountain down with that entire accursed race inside, but I knew my brother would never forgive me for doing that. So to honor the memory of our deceased king, we allowed the humans to leave Nubila with the threat of death should they dare return. It worked as no human has ever come back here.”

“Let's continue to keep David a secret” Nice chuckled nervously as a single drop of sweat ran down the side of Jane's head.

“A funeral for my dear brother was held later that same day and I was declared the new ruler of my people” Tylia continued. “I'd always dreamed of being made queen ever since I was a little girl... But not like that. Not at the cost of own brother...”

Both Jane and the queen fell silent once again. It took Jane a full minute to work up the courage to speak. “What ever became of the tear in the sky?” she asked.

“No matter what we tried, we couldn't get it to close” Tylia replied. “Now it just sits there, a wound on our world that I fear will never heal. Fortunately, it's now hidden away where nobody will have to look upon it ever again.”

Jane was awfully tempted to ask where exactly the portal was hidden. “Best if I don't push the issue just yet” she thought, a feeling of relief washing over her. “Still, at least I know it's here somewhere. That's good to hear...”

“For a long time, we thought that would be the end of it” Tylia said. “The humans were gone and we built a small town in their former territory to keep an eye on things. However about two hundred years later, we were visited by a group of strangers who traveled from a continent far to the south, Decura. They were odd creatures, I believe they were called mirian...”

“Mirian sailed all the way here?” Jane asked, sounding quite surprised. It had taken the ship she was on a whole month to get here and a lot of the time it felt like the waves were going to smash the vessel to pieces.

Tylia nodded. “They nearly died from the cold several times” she said. “Clearly they were desperate to speak with us so I gave them an audience. What they had to say made me tremble with rage.” Tylia grit her teeth. “Apparently, those damn humans had sailed there and were conquering every kingdom around them.”

“That sounds like the war Albert mentioned” Jane thought. “It ended in an uneasy truce, leaving a large chunk of Decura uncontrolled. The Lordless Lands...”

“The mirian pleaded with me to help them” Tylia said, sounding more and more enraged with each sentence she spoke. “They begged for the crou to liberate them from the race of fiends that had control over their kingdom. I wasn't going to let those little monsters wipe out another empire, so I ordered the destruction of the human's capital city. I really wanted to crush their entire race under my heel, but that would only lower me to their pathetic level.” Ful energy briefly crackled across the queen's horns. “I gathered up all but the very old and very young of my kin, who stayed behind under Gundar's protection. Together, all fifty of us swam across the large gap in between both continents.”

“That's a difficult swim” Jane noted, making sure not to mention she'd rode here on a human ship.

“Indeed it is” Tylia agreed. “I'm impressed you were able to do it yourself.”

“I almost drowned many times” Jane assured.

Tylia's gaze suddenly fell to her lap. “It might have been better for my people if one of us had almost drowned. Then we might have turned around and things may have gone much better for us.”

“It didn't end well did it?” is what Jane wanted to ask, but wisely chose to wait for Tylia to finish her tale.

“We eventually reached a city sitting on the shore of Decura by sunset” Tylia continued. “It was enormous, at least for the little races. It's walls stretched up so high they even reached my waist. Many of my kin actually seemed impressed with those tiny devil's work. Not me though. I knew nothing good could come from a city of those monsters. I gave the order and we all rose from the sea, our gargantuan bodies casting shadows of death over the defenseless city.” Tylia clenched her fists as the ful around her horns started to snap louder. “Or rather, what we thought was a defenseless city...”

Jane's mind immediately pictured those huge ballista she saw lined across Etin city's walls. 'Giant's Banes' is what Kiera called them.

Tylia's teeth started to make a low grinding sound. “Before we even knew it, spears far too large for humans to use were shot straight towards us” she growled, her clenched fists beginning to bleed. “Along with so many arrows they blackened the sky. While those human-sized arrows failed to do much, those massive spears pierced through our bodies faster than the claws of a fully grown Uryall... Within seconds most of my kin were dead... It all happened so fast... It was like those little fiends knew we were coming. We tried to fight back, a few of us even managed to smash down a large section of the human's wall. Unfortunately, even with our bravery, size and ful, we were quickly cut down by those monster's weapons.” Tylia put one hand over her torn cheek and exposed teeth, tears rolling down her cheeks. “I only survived because the man I loved, Jaie's father, pushed me out of the way just in time to avoid a fatal blow.”

“I... I'm sorry...” was all Jane could bring herself to say.

“At that moment I had two choices” Tylia sobbed. “Either stay and die with my kin or try swimming back to Nubila. Of course, I chose the latter... I can still feel the sting of the ocean's water on my wound. No matter how much time passes, it never goes away... But worse than that... Worse than that... The sight of my people, all laying dead in the ocean... That haunts me to this day...” Tylia punched the ground with enough force to cause every bird within ten miles to fly away. “I failed them... I led my people into a deathtrap... I got Jaie's father killed... I got Angess and Crysta's parents killed... I got Umimoo's parents killed... I got Bale's older brother killed... It's my fault they all died...” Tylia threw her hands over her face and burst into hysterical crying. “I'm so sorry everyone... Please forgive me...”

Tylia wept for a whole minute, her sorrow-filled crying echoing across the entire continent. It only ceased when she felt somebody gently embrace her. “Don't be so hard on yourself” Jane whispered gently. “You were just trying to help the people of Decura. You couldn't have known the humans would be ready for your attack.”

Despite being a little surprised by Jane's hug, it only took a few seconds for the still weeping Tylia to return the favor with one of her own. Unlike her previous hugs, this one was much softer, leaving Jane's spine unharmed.

“You're doing the right thing by caring for the others Tylia” Jane said, causing Tylia to nod. “I'm sure none of them blame you for what happened. The fact that you're taking it upon yourself to care for your people is very admirable and impressive.”

It took Tylia another three minutes to properly calm herself. “T-thanks Jane” she sobbed while wiping away her remaining tears. “Sorry I dragged you all the way out here for such a sad story.”

“Don't be” Jane said as she and the queen stood. “I'm the one who should be sorry for forcing you to tell it.” Jane reached up and put her hand on Tylia's left shoulder. “I know it might not be much but... If you ever need anything, please don't hesitate to ask. It's the least I can do after you've let me stay here.”

A smile finally returned to Tylia's face. “I bet it's easy for you to make a lot of friends” she chuckled.

Now it was Jane's turn to smile as she pictured the many friends she'd had in Decura. “You might be right” she giggled.

“Actually, would it be alright if I asked you for something right now?” Tylia asked. “Something that never fails to put me in a good mood.”

“Of course” Jane said. “Ask away.”

“Okay...” Tylia muttered while shyly backing away from Jane. “Well if you don't mind. I'd like you to fight me. Nothing brings a smile to my face like a good tussle.”

“Oh... Uh...” Jane muttered, a little stunned at the request. “Are you sure?”

Tylia nodded happily. “It would really make my day” she assured. “Gundar is too busy guarding the gate, which leaves my options for a worthy foe rather limited. Which is why I'd like you to take a shot at me.” Noticing Jane's worried expression, Tylia gave her smaller friend's head a gentle pat. “Don't worry. We won't be fighting to the death and I'd never expect you to face me alone.” Tylia glanced back. “Which is why you'll be teaming up with her.”

Curious, Jane looked past Tylia and immediately spotted Jaie glaring back at her. “Oh great...” she thought. “The one who hates me...”

“That is why you came here isn't it Jaie?” Tylia asked with a cheeky smile on her face. “You're always so eager to challenge me.”

“You're not serious are you?” Jaie growled. “You expect me to team up with the runt? She can't keep up with us mother. She's nowhere near our level.”

“She did tie with you” Tylia noted.

Jaie grit her teeth. “Only because I didn't use my ful” she growled. “Had I, I would have won in seconds.”

“That just proves she's your equal in terms of fighting prowess” Tylia explained, much to her daughter's irritation. “Meaning that if you both took me one together, you may actually have a chance at winning for once. Come on, it'll be fun.” Tylia clasped her hands together, her eyes quickly widening to a surprisingly adorable degree. “Please Jaie, do it for me.”

Jaie rolled her eyes. “Fine, fine...” she sighed. “I'll work with the runt this once. Maybe she'll actually impress me for once.”

Tylia's smile grew even wider and she quickly seized Jane. “Then let's start right now!” she cheered. In a second, the queen's blissful smile twisted into a crazed and terrifying grin.

“H-hey wait-” was all Jane had time to say before the queen tossed her at Jaie.

Taken completely by surprise, Jaie could do nothing but watch as the hornless crou's forehead collided with hers, knocking both her and Jane to the ground. “Are you kidding me?!?” Jaie snapped, clutching her aching head as she rolled across the ground. “Again?!?”

“Oww...” Jane groaned as she lay still, her head in just as much pain as the princess'. “How can someone have such a hard head?”

Tylia scratched the side of her head. “I'm sorry, were you two not ready yet?” she asked, an innocent smile plastered on her face.

TO BE CONTINUED....
We Who Remain

“Mother!” Jaie snapped after returning with what appeared to be two stone cups. “You're supposed to be questioning the runt! Not fawning over her!”

“I'm not fawning over her dear” Tylia assured as she swayed from side to side, Jane still locked in her iron hug. “She'll be staying here awhile so I'm just making sure she feels welcome here.”

“You're not serious are you?” Jaie asked, holding two cups made from stone in her hands as she approached. “She's not even a crou.”

“We don't know that Jaie” Tylia said as she caressed Jane's hair while keeping her pressed in tight. “Your horns are not what define you as a crou. If there's even a remote chance she's one of us, I want to help her.”

A little smirk appeared on Jaie's face as she watched Jane struggle to breathe. “Help her by suffocating her?” she snickered, causing Tylia to instantly release Jane from her grasp.

“Free...” was all Jane was able to say in between her desperate gasps for air as she stumbled backwards, falling onto her backside a moment later. “I... I almost died... Again...”

Tylia crouched down and quickly lifted Jane back to her feet. “Alright Jane, I hope you enjoy your time here” she said with a warm smile. “Here, drink something warm.” Tylia grabbed one of the two stone cups from her daughter and gave it to Jane before taking the other one for herself.

Not wanting to be rude, Jane took a sip of her drink without even looking at it. Thankfully, it appeared to be nothing more than fresh warm water.

“Come, let's go reintroduce you to everyone else” the queen chuckled after finishing off her own water. “I'm sure they're all dying to speak to you again.”

Jaie watched her mother lead Jane out of the temple, her eyes narrowing into a harsh glare. “Her? Living here as a part of our tribe?” she thought. “I knew mother would be overjoyed at possibly meeting a new crou, so I shouldn't be surprised. But still... To let her in just like that...”

With the queen's hand on her shoulder, Jane found herself standing at the top of the temple's short staircase. Gathered at the base of the stairs were the four other crou Jane had met so far... And nobody else.

“Attention everyone” Tylia said, her voice booming across the entire village. “This is Jane and she'll be staying with us for awhile. Please do everything you can to make her feel welcome.”

The four crou gave each other confused looks. “She's going to be staying here?” Bale asked his kin with a baffled expression plastered on his face. “Her?”

“Looks that way” Angess said, her mouth quickly twisting into a smirk. “Good, now I can get my rematch.”

Umimoo remained silent, too shy to comment on this new development. “I wonder if I should show her my scratch wall?” she thought, her gaze stuck on the ground beneath her feet. “Does she even like that sort of thing?”

Crysta stepped forward. “Your highness, is that really a good idea?” she asked. “She might attack us again.”

“Again?” Tylia chuckled. “You mean like before when you all attacked her for no real reason.” The queen's words caused Crysta to clam up and Angess to snicker. “Come now, there's no need for any hostilities. Nobody got seriously hurt, so I say we just forget about it.”

“Are you sure she'll be able to do that?” Bale chuckled, staring at Jaie who had just exited the temple. “I heard she had a very intense duel with Jane that ended in a draw.”

“The hornless one got lucky” Crysta growled. “The princess had the advantage the entire time I assured you.”

Jaie let out a sigh. While she wished that were the case, her heart wouldn't allow her to lie to herself. That battle had been the most intense duel she'd ever had. For the longest time, the only other person to knock her out was her mother and grandfather. “We'll be settling this another time runt” she thought, her eyes fixated on Jane.

Noticing her guest's worry, Tylia wrapped her arm around Jane's shoulder. “So Jane, what do you think of our village?” she asked with a smile.

“Well... It's very cozy” Jane answered as she surveyed the single circle of small buildings. “Are the rest of your villages like this?”

The queen's smile shifted to a sad frown and the rest of the crou fell silent, all looking like they were at a funeral of a loved one. “I'm afraid this is all there is...” Tylia explained. “Along with Gundar, we are the only crou who are left.”

Jane's eyes widened with shock. “Oh, sorry I... I didn't know” she gasped.

Tylia shook her head. “It's fine” she assured. “You couldn't have known.”

“There's only seven crou left?” Jane thought, completely stunned. “What could have happened to them?”

“Anyway” the queen said, breaking the mourning silence. “Jane, you'll have to tell us all about your journey here. I don't get out much anymore so I'm dying for a good tale. That is, if you don't mind.”

“Oh... I don't mind at all” Jane said, wanting to repay the queen for her warm reception.

“Excellent!” the queen cheered before waving at her kin as she pulled Jane back into the temple. “Come on everyone, let's all listen together.”

Curious, Angess and Bale eagerly hurried up the stairs, Umimoo shyly following behind. Crysta also made her way inside, but not before checking with her princess. “Are you coming princess?” she asked.

“No thanks” Jaie growled while slowly descending the stairs. “I'm going to train for awhile. Be sure to keep an eye on the runt while I'm gone.”

“As you command” Crysta said before hurrying into the temple.

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About ten minutes later, the temple was filled with joyful laughter, Tylia's chuckling booming above everyone else. Jane couldn't help but join in. She's just finished telling the crou about her first encounter with Nate. She of course left out the fact that it was also her first day in Decura.

“You mean that little reyn actually attacked you?” Bale chuckled. “What did he think he was going to accomplish?”

“I did accidentally sit on all of his training equipment...” a blushing Jane muttered.

“Quite the heroic little guy” Angess said, sounding quite impressed by Nate's brave stand against overwhelming odds. “I'd like to meet him someday.”

“Well it's lucky he did wake me up” Jane assured. “Leefside village got attacked by bandits a few moments later and I was able to scare them off before they could do any serious damage. They took one look at me and ran back to their camp.”

“Did you chase them down?” Bale asked, eager to hear how a bunch of bandits would react to a crou chasing them.

Jane shook her head. “I stayed where I was to make sure the villagers were okay” she explained.

“Any idea where those bandits came from?” Crysta asked.

“Not really” Jane replied. “They were humans so I assume they came from the human empire.”

The queen's laughing immediately stopped the instant the word 'humans' came out of Jane's mouth, the other crou quickly quieting down as well. “No surprise there...” Tylia snarled, her expression now ten times more intimidating and imposing than her height. “It's in their nature to have wicked hearts.”

Jane gulped, there was an intense pressure coming from Tylia, almost like she was ready to kill everyone around her. “Well s-sure... Some of them are like that” she said, a nervous sweat beginning to flow down her face. “B-but I also met some humans w-who were really g-good people. They're mostly k-kind.”

The room fell silent and every crou turned their gazes toward Jane, most of them looking surprised at Jane's statement. “How can you say that?” Crysta asked, sounding quite hurt. “Especially in front of-”

Tylia threw up her hand. “Enough” she said sternly. “We can't expect Jane to know about our feelings towards the humans. She grew up without any knowledge of what happened to us...” As the room fell silent once again, the queen got to her feet. “Anyway, I think that's enough stories for today. Umimoo, would you mind showing Jane around? I don't want her to be bored.”

“M-me?” Umimoo gasped, her shy gaze falling to the floor. “I... I uhh... I don't think she'll want me to...” Umimoo glanced up, only to be greeted by everyone's stares. “O-okay...”

“Excellent” Tylia said with a smile. “Once again Jane, welcome to our village. Please make yourself at home.”

“T-thank you for your kindness Tylia” Jane said after quickly bowing her head. As she turned toward the temple's exit, Jane couldn't help but ponder why Tylia and the others reacted the way they did when she mentioned humans.

As Tylia returned to her throne, everyone else slowly rose and made their way out of the temple. Bale was the only other to remain inside, returning to his post at the temple's front room.

After giving Jane an eager but also threatening wink, Angess quickly went her own way while Crysta left the village to find her princess. This left Jane and Umimoo standing by themselves in the center of the village.

“So... What do you do around her for fun?” Jane asked.

“W-well... I...” Umimoo mumbled under her breath as she twiddled her fingers, unable to look Jane's face. “We... We do a lot of t-things... Angess is always going for walks, Crysta m-meditates a lot, B-Bale has to guard the temple so he spends m-most of his time there and Jaie is usually t-training n-nonstop. S-she gets mad if her practice g-gets interrupted, so I u-usually don't b-bother her much.”

Jane crossed her arms. “Your princess does seem like the easily enraged type” she sighed. “Does she ever smile in a nice way?”

“O-of course she does” Umimoo assured, finally able to look at Jane. “Princess Jaie is one of the nicest people I know... She's so kind and always seems to believe in me.”

“We are talking about the same person right?” Jane chuckled, causing Umimoo to slowly nod. “Well, hopefully she starts showing that side to me. I really don't want to fight her again. She nearly cut me in half.”

“I'm s-sure Jaie just needs some time to herself...” Umimoo mumbled.

Jane let out a hopeful murmur. “Let's hope so” she said. “So Umimoo, I noticed you didn't mention yourself when I asked what you do for fun around here.”

A blushing Umimoo averted her gaze once again. “W-well I... I...” was all she seemed able to mutter.

“Oh, you don't have to force yourself to tell me” Jane assured with a smile. “You don't have to share if you don't want too.”

“I... I want to...” Umimoo mumbled before clearing her throat and summoning up all the courage she could. “If you want... I'll show you.”

“I don't trust her” Nice's voice growled in Jane's ear. “I bet she's planning on leading you into an ambush.”

“I'd love that” Jane said with a smile, doing her best to block out Nice's baseless accusations.

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Umimoo slowly led Jane back to the valley where she had fought Angess and Jaie. It was clear to anyone with eyes that the crou was really nervous about what she was going to show Jane and many times it looked like Umimoo wanted to turn back. But eventually, with a final turn, Umimoo came to a halt. “H-here...” she mumbled. “This is what I d-do for fun.”

“Wow...” was the only word to escape Jane's lips as she stared up at the valley's almost perfectly smooth wall. Carved into the rock was a highly detailed portrait of Umimoo, smiling happily as she stood with her fellow crou. It looked like it must have taken months, possibly a year to carve given how accurate the crou all looked. “You did this?”

Umimoo nodded shyly. “I'm not very good at f-fighting like Jaie a-and Angess...” she explained. “A-and I can't use my ful l-like Crysta... I try my b-best in training... But I c-can't ever seem to get t-the hang of fighting.” Umimoo pulled a small, very fined dagger from the pouch on her hip. “So w-whenever I would f-feel sad for doing p-poorly at training, I'd come here and p-practice.”

“It shows” Jane said with an impressed smile as she studied all seven carvings. The Gundar carving even had a lot of the scars in the right spots. “This is amazing Umimoo.”

“Y-you think so?” Umimoo gasped. “I mean... It's o-okay.”

“Don't sell yourself short Umimoo” Jane said, her gaze still fixated on the carving. “This clearly took a lot of skill to do. You should be proud of yourself.”

A smile appeared on Umimoo's face as she turned away from Jane. Only one other person had praised her this much for her carvings.

“Maybe you could teach me how to draw this good sometime” Jane said, giving Umimoo her most sincere of smiles. “If you don't mind that is.”

Umimoo immediately spun back towards Jane. “I'd love to” she said, managing to raise her voice to a decent volume for the first time since meeting Jane. “Here, would you like to try?” Umimoo asked as she pulled another dagger from her pouch and held it up. “There's plenty of free wall space nearby.”

“S-sure, I'll give it a shot” Jane said, a little taken aback by Umimoo's sudden shift from shy to giddy. However, before Jane could take the dagger from Umimoo, she noticed the crou spot something behind her.

“So this is where you've been” Tylia said as she approached. “I shouldn't be surprised.” Tylia gave Umimoo's large carving a quick look. “Umimoo... I won't lie, that is impressive. But how does scratching these pictures help improve your ful or fighting abilities?”

Umimoo clasped her hands together as her gaze fell to the ground. “I... Well I...” was all she could mumble.

Tylia let out a sigh before giving Umimoo's head a gentle pat. “Relax Umimoo, I'm not scolding you” she assured. “I just wished you put this much passion into your training.” When Umimoo gave the queen a slow nod, Tylia turned her attention back to Jane. “Now then Jane.”

“Y-yes” Jane said, instinctively straightening her posture like she was speaking to a drill sergeant, only to immediately relax when the queen moved her hand from Umimoo's head to hers.

“I... I wanted to apologize for my outburst before” she said. “I shouldn't have lost my temper like that.”

“That was her 'losing her temper'?” Jane thought as she pictured a still quite calm Tylia suggesting everyone leave the temple. “It's fine Tylia” she assured. “There's nothing you need to apologize for.”

“It's just... When you mentioned the humans I...” Tylia's expression screamed of both pain and rage. “Anyway, would you mind coming with me? I wanted to show you something. It'll help me explain some things that you'll need to know if you want to stay with us.”

“Oh, s-sure” Jane said. “I don't mind at all.”

“Thank you Jane” Tylia said with a warm smile before turning her gaze back to Umimoo. “And as for you Umimoo... Could you go find Crysta? She'll be helping you with your ful today.”

“O-okay my queen...” Umimoo mumbled under her breath before quickly leaving.

Once Umimoo had vanished from her sight, the queen glanced back to Jane. “Now then, follow me Jane” she said. “There's something you need to see.”

TO BE CONTINUED....
Jane, Hero of Nubila Chapter 10
Despite the not-so-warm reception, Jane is allowed to stay with the crou, only to quickly discover the one thing you shouldn't mention around queen Tylia.

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The Queen Who Towers
A dark and ominous feeling fell over Jane as she approached the crou temple. It was like she was walking into the most important interview of her life and botching it up would ruin her life forever. The enormous skull sitting above the temple's door wasn't doing much to dampen her apprehension either. “I wonder what kind of person this queen is?” she thought, her gaze rising up to Jaie at the temple's entrance as she reached the it's short staircase. “I'm screwed if she's anything like her daughter...”
“What are you staring at runt?” Jaie growled as she crossed her arms. “Hurry up and get inside.”
“Is 'runt' really the best nickname for me?” Jane asked, trying her best to hide her irritation. “I mean, I'm taller than everyone but you.”
Jaie let out a low grumble before pointing to the temple's wooden door. “Stop arguing minor details and get in” she growled.
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Sins of Humanity
A chilling breeze tickled Jane's skin, further enhancing the uneasiness in her heart as she followed Tylia across the vast plains of crou lands. Ever since they left the valley, the queen's expression had been frozen a stern glare. “I wonder what she's going to show me” she thought as she found herself forced to hasten her pace to keep up with the queen's far larger strides. Jane's eyes suddenly widened as an idea crept into her head. “Could it be the portal home?”
After passing over several hills littered with snow covered trees, Tylia came to a sudden halt. “There it is” she muttered to herself.
Curious, Jane peered past the crou queen. Her eyes were quickly drawn to the one thing that stood out, a single mountain sitting in the center of a vast, almost flat field. It reached fairly high into the sky, nearly beating Bhaldural in terms of sheer size.
“See that?” Tylia asked while pointing to the same mountain.

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The Queen Who Towers

A dark and ominous feeling fell over Jane as she approached the crou temple. It was like she was walking into the most important interview of her life and botching it up would ruin her life forever. The enormous skull sitting above the temple's door wasn't doing much to dampen her apprehension either. “I wonder what kind of person this queen is?” she thought, her gaze rising up to Jaie at the temple's entrance as she reached the it's short staircase. “I'm screwed if she's anything like her daughter...”

“What are you staring at runt?” Jaie growled as she crossed her arms. “Hurry up and get inside.”

“Is 'runt' really the best nickname for me?” Jane asked, trying her best to hide her irritation. “I mean, I'm taller than everyone but you.”

Jaie let out a low grumble before pointing to the temple's wooden door. “Stop arguing minor details and get in” she growled.

“Fine...” Jane sighed before marching up the stairs, only for the princess to swiftly grab her arm before she could open the door. “Yes?”

“In there is the ruler of all crou, the greatest warrior this world has ever seen” Jaie explained as Jane pulled herself free. “You will show her the proper respect or I you won't be getting off with me simply knocking you out.”

A little smirk appeared on Jane's face. “Pretty sure I knocked you out too” she snickered, causing Jaie to grit her teeth. “Don't worry, I'll mind my manners. I'm not the kind of person who attacks somebody else for no reason.”

As Jane pushed open the wooden door and entered the temple, the enraged Jaie struggled to stop herself from reaching for her sword. “Arrogant little...” she thought, clenching her fists tight as she followed Jane inside.

Not two seconds after entering the temple, Jane found herself standing face to face with a towering male crou, so tall he easily matched Gundar's imposing height. Strapped to one of the crou's arms was what appeared to be a thick metal shield that matched him in size. Like Angess and Jaie, this crou wore light armor that revealed most of his quite muscular flesh. However, unlike any crou Jane had seen, this man's horns curved outwards from his forehead, like how one would imagine typical demon's horns would look.

Nice let out a nervous laugh. “He looks friendly” she noted while doing her best to secure herself in Jane's ear should another fight break out.

“You are odd” the crou said in a gruff voice before putting one hand on Jane's head. “Where are your horns?”

Unsure exactly how to answer, Jane merely shrugged her shoulders. “Never had them” she replied.

The male crou raised an eyebrow. “A crou without horns... But then how do you store your-”

“I believe mother wished to speak with this one Bale” Jaie growled a she shoved her way past Jane. “So get out of the way.”

“No need to be so hostile princess” Bale chuckled while remaining stationary. “I'm just doing my duty as your mother's guardian and making sure our guest doesn't have any weapons hidden on her.” After giving Jane's body a slow look, a satisfied Bale stood aside. “Carry on.”

“Thanks...” Jane said as she walked deeper into the temple, passing through another doorway and entering a very long room. Many wide but short windows lined the walls, allowing sunlight to almost completely illuminate the room.

“Welcome” a calm voice greeted from the one section of the room left mostly untouched by the light. “Please, step forward.”

Jane focused her vision on the very dim portion of the room. She made out what appeared to be a simple throne of stone, the back carved up into a large spearhead. Sitting on the throne was a woman slightly concealed in shadows using one hand to signal Jane to approach.

“Come on” Jaie quickly whispered before walking towards the throne, getting on one knee when she got close. “Mother, this is the one I encountered in the Sky Mountains.”

Not wanting to antagonize the crou anymore than she already had, a nervous Jane hurried to the princess' side and quickly knelt down. Curious, she kept her eyes fixated on the queen.

Despite the queen's face was mostly hidden by the darkness, Jane could make out two long streaks of blue in her wild silver hair that reached down to her knees. The queen's horns seemed very similar to Gundar's. But unlike the gate protector, neither of them were broken off. Her attire, while similar to the other crou, appeared to be mostly made completely of large animal bones and cloth. Large wolf-like skulls served at the queen's shoulder pads. Thick ribs were tied together and wrapped around the queen's forearms and shins.

The woman in the throne leaned forward slightly. “So... You're the one who fought my daughter to a draw?” she asked, causing Jaie to avert her glare and tighten her grip on her knee.

“Y-yes...” Jane mumbled, her mind playing out a situation where the queen suddenly lunged at her to avenge her child's injuries.

“I've spoken to the others and I think I've got a good grasp on the entire situation” the queen said in a pleasant tone. “Would you be a dear and help me by confirming everything?”

“Sure” Jane said slowly, a little taken aback by the queen's tone.

“You defeated Gundar in battle and he allowed you into my realm” the queen noted. “Then you encountered two of my kin, one of them attacking you right away. You defended yourself and bested Angess in battle, only to then be greeted by Crysta and my daughter.” The queen glanced over to Jaie and let out a little snicker. “My daughter challenged you to single combat, you accepted and it ended in both of you being knocked unconscious. Then finally, you woke up here. Is that basically how it went?” When Jane nodded, the queen let out a disappointed sigh. “I see... Those kids...” The queen got to her feet and waved her hand, causing Jaie to stand back up, Jane quickly doing the same.

As the queen started to approach her, Jane found her gaze rising higher and higher. “Massive...” she thought as she stared up at the queen's face, which was slowly being illuminated as she stepped into the light. The crou was gigantic, taller than even Gundar. Jane suspected this queen was probably even taller than she was when she first arrived to Decura.

Before Jane could get a good look at the queen's face, she found ensnared by the crou's large arms. “Are you alright dear?” the queen asked as she pulled Jane in for a hug. “They didn't hurt you did they?”

“Massive...” Jane thought, struggling to breathe while being smothered by the queen's quite voluptuous chest. She tried to free herself, but the queen's iron grasp proved inescapable.

“You poor, poor thing” the queen sobbed, tears dropping from her cheeks as she gently caressed Jane's hair. “You must have been so scared.”

“Mother!” Jaie gasped. “What are you doing?! She's dangerous!”

“Dangerous?!” the queen gasped while hugging Jane tighter and tighter against her body. “You and the others attacked her and she defended herself. The poor thing! She must have been so scared!”

As the queen started to sway from side to side, Jane could feel her strength begin to leave her body. “Please... Let me go...” she begged, her muffled voice almost completely inaudible. “Can't... Breathe...”

“But we don't even know who or what she is” Jaie grumbled while rubbing her brow. “Or, why she's come here. Shouldn't you be asking her questions rather than cuddling her?”

“I suppose you're right...” the queen sighed as she loosened her grip.

Jane immediately pushed herself away from the over affectionate queen. “I almost died...” she gasped, struggling to regain enough air to stay conscious. Feeling completely light-headed, Jane quickly sat on the temple's floor. “Her strength is insane...” she thought as her gaze started to rise up towards the queen's face. “I thought Gundar was strong... But her...” Jane's eyes finally met the queen's and her heart instantly skipped a beat when she saw the crou's face. Fortunately, she was able to maintain her composure before the queen noticed.

“Something the matter runt?” Jaie asked in a harsh tone, having noticed Jane be startled by her mother's appearance.

“No, no” Jane assured as she averted her eyes from the queen's right cheek, which had been completely torn open, allowing most of the teeth on the right of her jaw to be visible. “I've just never met a queen before.”

“It's alright” the queen assured as she also sat down. “I know my scar is a little scary. You don't have to pretend it's not there Jane.”

“S-sorry” Jane mumbled as she put two fingers on the burn around her eye. “I should be more conscious of that considering-”

The queen let out a little giggle. “It's cute that your name is very similar to my daughter's” she said. “Oh, which reminds me...” With a gentle smile on her face, the queen leaned forward and gently put her hand on Jane's head. “My name is Tylia, Tylia Kaizori. It's nice to meet you.”

A warm feeling flooded through Jane's body. One she hadn't felt since she was a small child under her mother's care. “I-it's... It's nice to meet you too Tylia” she said, her cheeks blushing slightly.

“Queen Tylia to you runt” Jaie growled as she leaned against the temple's wall. “Don't forget that.”

“Jaie please, there's no need to be so hostile towards one of our own” Tylia said, maintaining her gentle tone as she continued to pat Jane's head.

“One of our own?” Jaie questioned as she raised an eyebrow. “How can you be sure of that mother? She can't possibly be a crou. Can you not see she doesn't have horns?”

Tylia let out a sigh and removed her hand from Jane's head. “Of course I can see she doesn't have them” she said. “I was being considerate to Jane's feelings. She might be really sensitive about that dear.”

“Oh, it's quite alright” Jane assured. “It's not a big deal.”

A relieved smile appeared on Tylia's face. “Well good” she said. “Jaie dear, could you get us something to drink?”

Jaie quickly bowed her head. “Of course mother” she said before exiting the room.

“Now then...” Tylia said. “Would it be alright if I asked you a few questions Jane?”

Despite the warm smile on Tylia's face, a nervous sweat started to roll down Jane's face. “Not at all” she replied, her mind once again playing out a situation where the queen suddenly attacks her, this time for saying something suspicious.

As Jane's heart started to race, Nice whispered in her ear. “Stay calm minion” she said, bringing a little relief to Jane. “I'll help you through this. Just act normal and say what I tell you to say.”

“Don't be so nervous, just answer honestly” Tylia said, maintaining her warm smile. “First question; Where did you come from?”

“I don't know how a human gained the power to grow to crou size and I don't care.” Gundar's warning echoed in Jane's mind. “However, there are other crou beyond these mountains who will. Please, for your own sake, stay at that size and do not tell anyone you're a human.”

Jane hesitated for a moment as Nice whispered into her ear. “Decura” she answered. “I... I swam here from Decura.”

Tylia seemed surprised at Jane's answer. “Decura?” she mumbled. “You mean the southern continent? That Decura?” When Jane nodded, Tylia started to rub her chin. “I see...”

“I... I grew up there” Jane explained, parroting Nice's whispers.

“With your family or by yourself?” Tylia asked, her expression having shifted from a warm and welcoming one to an intense stare.

“By m-myself” Jane said, feeling a little overwhelmed by the queen's gaze. “I never knew my real parents.” Jane's story started to form itself in her mind, blocking out Nice's whispers. “For as long as I can remember, there was a bunch of reyn who raised me while I lived in a forest next to their village.”

“Not bad...” Nice mumbled to herself. “Now hopefully she believes you.”

“The reyn... I guess they're just as kind as their cousins the nor'rey” Tylia pondered. “Tell me Jane, how long did you live there?”

Jane started to answer 'Twenty years', only to clam up when Nice started making sharp grunts to silence her. “Crou live a lot longer than most races” the kassi quickly explained. “Just pick a number between two hundred and three hundred.”

“Well according to the reyn, I lived there for two hundred and ninety-five years” Jane corrected. “They kept me fed and in exchange, I watched over their village and helped them deal with any problems they had.” Jane couldn't help but smile as a familiar face appeared in her mind. “There was this kind lady named Judy. She would always make me smile every time we spoke.”

Tylia could see both happiness and sadness clashing in Jane's eyes. “I believe I already know the answer but... Why did you decide to leave?” she asked. “What drew you here?”

A heavy feeling fell over Jane as she recalled Judy's fate. “Judy... She died...” she explained. “I... I just couldn't bring myself to stay there anymore after that. So I decided to journey here to meet other crou.” Nice suddenly whispered something, Jane quickly repeating the kassi's words once again. “Although...”

“Although?” Tylia repeated.

“Now that I've finally met other crou, I'm starting to think I'm not one” Jane said as she put a hand on her head. “I mean, I don't even have horns.” Jane's eyes suddenly widened when she realized what she'd said. “Nice, why did you make me say I might not be a crou?” she thought, her nervous sweat quickly returning as she struggled to keep her gaze on Tylia's still quite intense stare.

Tylia let out a low growl before slowly rising back to her feet. “Not a crou?” she asked as her towering body loomed over Jane. “Jane, stand.”

Jane and Nice both gulped. “Uh oh...” the kassi whimpered as her body began to shiver thanks to Tylia's terrifying glare. “Did I misread her? Jane, get ready to run.”

Remaining silent as she got back up, Jane's heart started going a mile a minute. She felt like the queen's intense eyes were about to burn a hole through her head. She wanted to raise her fists, but Jane found her arms frozen in place by some kind of unseen aura of dread emanating from Tylia. Suddenly, the queen threw her arms forward at such an incredible speed that they seemed to disappear for a moment. Before Jane even had time to react, she was pulled in closer to Tylia.

“Oh you poor, poor thing!” Tylia wept, tears falling from her face as she wrapped her arms around Jane. “Just looking for a place you can belong! Jane dear, it doesn't matter if you don't have horns! You're still a crou to me!”

“Lucky...” was all the exhausted but also relieved Nice could sigh. “For a second there I thought we were done for.”

“I might still be done for...” Jane thought as she was once again being smothered by the queen's chest. “Can't breathe...”

“You're welcome to stay here for as long as you like Jane!” Tylia sobbed as she continued to tighten her grip, much to Jane's dismay. Thankfully, the queen loosened her grasp enough so Jane could breathe. “You look like you've had such a rough life...” the queen said, struggling to speak through her tears as she stared at the many scars on Jane's body. “But it's okay now dear, you're safe with us. That is, if you still want to stay...”

A relieved Jane nodded. “Only if it's not too much-” was all she had time to say before being pulled into another hug, this one easily twice as strong as the previous two. “My spine...”

TO BE CONTINUED....
Jane, Hero of Nubila Chapter 9
Jane is brought before the queen of the crou and the 'royal audience' doesn't quite go the way she thought it would.

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Village of Giants
Jaie's huge sword smashed into the valley's rocky floor, scattering many cracks all across the ground. However, much to both Jaie and Crysta's surprise, the ground was the only thing the sword had damaged. With a sudden turn of her body, Jane had completely avoided the gruesome death, the sword striking next to her feet.
Acting fast, Jane used her opponent's massive weapon as a stepping stone to jump up as high as she could.
Taken completely by surprise, Jaie could only watch as Jane threw up both of her feet and sent a powerful dropkick into her face. The sheer force behind the blow sent Jaie soaring backwards, releasing her sword and allowing it to fall onto one side as her feet left the ground.
Unfortunately for Jane, gravity quickly reared it's head and sent her plummeting back down. With her arms still aching, Jane was unable to move them in time as her head collided with the wide side of Jaie's sword. A mere second later, the back of Jaie's head slammed i


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We Who Remain
“Mother!” Jaie snapped after returning with what appeared to be two stone cups. “You're supposed to be questioning the runt! Not fawning over her!”
“I'm not fawning over her dear” Tylia assured as she swayed from side to side, Jane still locked in her iron hug. “She'll be staying here awhile so I'm just making sure she feels welcome here.”
“You're not serious are you?” Jaie asked, holding two cups made from stone in her hands as she approached. “She's not even a crou.”
“We don't know that Jaie” Tylia said as she caressed Jane's hair while keeping her pressed in tight. “Your horns are not what define you as a crou. If there's even a remote chance she's one of us, I want to help her.”
A little smirk appeared on Jaie's face as she watched Jane struggle to breathe. “Help her by suffocating her?” she snickered, causing Tylia to instantly release Jane from her gras

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DanyYoungGTS Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hey, how are you ?
I finally read your story "gigantic at 5'4" ... I finished the chapter 21. It's a really good story, I like it. Kip and Pik are really imagintive for their games ... this poor Leo with all these girls XD. And about the part "too much Amy", Kyle is just so funny ... I hope he will survive until the end of the story. Anyway, I will continue to read it and I look forward to reading the last part with "Valkyries".
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LordWolx Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2017  Hobbyist Writer
Thanks for your kind words. I hope you continue to enjoy Gigantic :)
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DanyYoungGTS Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I forgot to say: at the end, i was lost with these sizes XD.
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DanyYoungGTS Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I finally read all the story "gigantic at 5'4". It's was an epic and funny story. Even if I expected some things who weren't in the story, I really liked it. I seen there are other mini-stories about "gigantic at 5'4" ... I will read it soon, then I will read your other story "Jane, Defender of Decura" (I never read the first story). Anyway, I hope you will continue to do a great job with all these stories and ... I wonder if you will do a sequel to "gigantic at 5'4".
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LordWolx Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2017  Hobbyist Writer
I may do a sequel someday. Thanks for enjoying it :)
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DanyYoungGTS Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Yep :D
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skysoul25 Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2017  Student General Artist
magic huzpah!
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LordWolx Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2017  Hobbyist Writer
:p
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skysoul25 Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2017  Student General Artist
lol, how are you doing my friend?
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LordWolx Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2017  Hobbyist Writer
Better
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