The Serpent spit flames at them. Its target was Alisa.
By just a hair’s breadth, Lutz was able to shield her from the flames with his mantle.
“Goddamned snake bastard!” Tyrone came in from behind and swung his ax, severing the Serpent’s head! (+1 COMBAT P, +50 MESETA)
“Lutz, you’re hurt.”
“It’s just a small burn. I’m not very good with physical labor,” admitted Lutz. (-1 HP)
“But you were great back there. A second later and she probably would have been toasted,” said Tyrone.
“It was just a fluke. Okay then, once we get through these woods, we’ll be at the village of Gothic.”