KIU - Days of WarEveryone was at war. It was maddening. Skyworld, the Forces of Nature the entire Underworld, the humans… Poseidon wouldn't have been surprised anymore, if Sir Dyntos decided to waltz in with his own army. Everything was drowning in war. The humans, at least those who were still alive even after two years of the massacre, courtesy of Palutena, Hades and Viridi, kept on fighting with each other, the Centurions and the monsters of Nature and the Underworld. Before long, that race would become extinct. Hades kept using up the souls of the dead to create more monsters. That little angel disappeared. Palutena had gone mad.
What would you think of us now? … I cannot blame you for leaving…
Only the sea remained calm. The sea, which on any other day would be the most temperamental, unpredictable part of the world, now was the totem of calmness and peace. Many humans actually fled to its shores, seeking its protection. And Poseidon gave shelter to them. He helped howe
SJ - Blood FeudOut somewhere in the vast northern meadows stood a strange dark tree towering over all. There wasn't much competition to begin with, although some pine trees grew huge in the area. Light breeze raced across the land, but the tree did not budge not even the slightest, its four weirdly-bent branches stayed motionless. Under those things, the trunk suddenly widened into an almost triangle-like shape, that stood on one of its peaks, before resuming once more its normal width. Then, at closer look, one could realize that the base of the tree also spread out like a skirt or a cape and the very bottom was moving, slowly rippling.
Aku stood motionlessly on a smaller hill, deep in thought. One could wonder what would bother the Shogun of Sorrow so much, what braids of thoughts he could be weaving in his complicated and oh-so-inhuman mind. Maybe plans for his next devastating attack. Or plans for celebration due to his victory over that one certain capital city of a certain emperor of a far-off