The Ornate Silent[MxM]
Do not betray your employer;
Do not sell out your partner;
Do not lie;
It is better to be silent than to violate.
These are the four laws that the Silent have abided by for thousands of years.
Day and night, we wander the streets and alleys of Carmen. Dressing in gorgeous clothes, wearing masks, carrying long swords and daggers.
We take people’s lives and get paid.
We are as humble as ants, and yet noble as kings.
We are responsible for the lives of others.
I never care when I will die.
The briny sea breeze swept over the cliffs and ran shrilly through the jagged rocks of erosion. The night sky was overcast, and only the dim stars were cast on the sea. At low tide, the sea level dropped rapidly and there was a black hole at the bottom of the cliff.
A small boat ran aground on the rocks. Two men jumped out of th……