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Like a Thousand FirefliesSilent crimson flame
Burning ash into ash
Silence bouncing off the echoes
Like a heartbeat inside your brain
...or did we ask after all?
Silence bouncing off stalactites
like Pink Rubber Spheres
It's sparkly in this cave,
but I want some stars
Maybe even that really close one
that turns the sky azure.
Breaking through stone and mud
'til I reach the basement
Now time to storm the castle.
Thunder resounds, bouncing off the
Walls, bouncing off of me
Lightning flashes across the ~~
Like a thousand fireflies
carrying my dreams to
where they may breathe
Sweet, deep breath,
Pure, sweet air.
NylserrethKneeling at the edge of a grassy cliff, Asphodel gazed down at the bushes beside the dirt road, waiting for the flash of light that meant Marcus had spotted the spice pirates' caravan. Her white armor blended in with the moonlit stones on either side of her. The giant white stones lined the top of the entire cliff, illuminating the road with the moon's reflection and giving it a ghostly feel. The flash of light came. Asphodel looked down the road to her left and saw an armored jeep leading two tanks... the dust was too thick to see beyond that. She started to hear faint radio chatter.
"Why are we going so fast again?"
"We gotta disappear before the Angels notice we've cleaned their Roger's Landing warehouse!"
Too late, thought Asphodel. We knew before you even made that move.
"Oh, good point."
Wait, thought Asphodel. Our warehouse, not the one with the spices?
She didn't have time to think any longer. They were close enough now. She lifted the carbine in her
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