We shut the door behind us with haste, locking it, barricading it, and with a bit of my magic left I used my barrier spell to enhance the door so that the monsters won’t come in and kill us with deadly silence. As far as this room is concerned, across is one bed for two people, one shower at the end of the room, one tv next to the bed, and thankfully no windows. I sat down on the bed taking off my jacket, my shirt, and my pants only to reveal horrible wounds all over my body I winced trying to get comfortable in the bed. “Damn… Still have a lot to learn, don’t I August?”
“Of course you do, idiot!!!” said the white rabbit preparing a healing kit from his backpack. With a sigh, August breathed in and out, cooling off from his frustrations. “…Listen Luke, just because you have shield magic doesn’t mean you have to be oh so confident on striking our enemies, especially if we don’t know who’s our enemy.” With the med-kit set, the white rabbit prepped up the gauze, combining it with healing herbs and antidotes. “Now, I want you to turn back against me and lean forward. Don’t worry about your arms I’ll get them as soon as I’m done with your back. And before you ask about my quick healing, it’s all kaput thanks to your recklessness.”
“Thank you for being honest with me August. I’m real grateful.” I said, I winced again, cool and pain lighting up my senses. “Ack! God that hurt…!”
“Please hold still Luke!” August replied while stitching up my back wounds, his hands carefully treading over my back with one part being patched up after another. “Geez Luke… You really need to take care of yourself out there, you’re not a crash dummy! Besides, we were completely outnumbered and didn’t stood a chance you know? Honestly…” His bunny ears drooped down, “We couldn’t afford to lose you Luke, you’re too invaluable to us. We are your friends, best friends, friends since our folks took us to our favorite daycare center since we were kids. And for you to lose your life right now…” He says, closing his eyes thinking about the times he, Luke, and the others spend time together as well as thinking about what would happen if things goes horribly wrong in the future.
“Look August, you’re right about me reckless and everything…” I said, I can hear him crying a bit behind my back as it affected me a bit. “Never mind, you’re doing a good job by the way. If you keep this up, even Patru would be proud of you Augy.” Suddenly, August who’s been healing me hugged me from behind so tightly bursting out tears on end.
“I’m… I’m not gonna let anything happen to you Luke! Not Midorou, not Solson, not Hendric, not Carro, and not even my Patru! I’m gonna keep you all alive no matter what!!!” He says, it’s as though he’ keeping it all inside and now’s the right time to say whatever he’s got bottled up inside. “And I promise you, I will do everything I can to keep you all alive and safe so we can play games, eat yummy food, and make it to graduation day! You got that Luke? I don’t want you to be reckless again alright?”
I thought hard on what August said to me… “You’re not wrong… I know I want to protect everyone especially my friends and family, but even I have so much to learn from my powers. And with my state now I couldn’t even hold out an entire mob of those creepozoids. So in that case, I’ll try my best to keep an eye out before I act.” I said rubbing his floppy ears to comfort him. “Although, just make sure you keep an eye out for me as well ok?”
“Mmm, fair enough Luke.” August says, with my back completely patched up he gets out of bed as he walks towards the bathroom. “Give me a second Luke, let me wash my face and we’ll go to sleep alright?”
“Alright, I’ll just lay down and close my eyes and have beautiful nightmares.” I said, I laid on my back carefully while stretching my four patched up limbs which were treated like a chew toy. I stare at ceiling along with the fan that’s placed on top, I wouldn’t worry less if it’ll fall on top of me thanks to my shield magic. Slowly by the second I closed my eyes thinking about what do to when I get together with Midorou again. “My wolf in shiny green armor… I hope I get to hug you again…” I said, off I go drifting off to sleep. Bless this overnight sanctuary.
Mr. Soler-Ramirez writes: “I’m Jose Soler-Ramirez, and I aspire to be an indie horror novelist. When I was young, I’ve always been curious about horror and scary content like Creepypasta for example. However, I’m also fond of the 80s decades as well as anything that involves nostalgia and the music genre synthwave.
“Recently I have been seeing lots of analog horror stories which I find fascinating, thus gave me an inspiration to make “Nostamania” a novel series that takes place in the year 208X which involves a group of college students are solving a complex mystery while going face to face with monsters that are inspired by internet horror stories as well as mythos and real world objects.
“Throughout my life I’ve always been thinking about what to do next, what to make for lunch for work, what to wear after shower, what games should I play or what to think in my mind, etc. I always wonder what’s going on in my mind only to have myself drifting off to daydreams, but despite of that I always have one thing in mind which is my novel idea, and the more I think about it the more I can focus on my series.”
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