Spider's Web - 2 - What Are You?
“Well… Thank you, then.” Andria repeated himself. “But it wouldn’t be good for you if you were seen with me. I’ll be going.” Taking a long breath, he forced himself to his feet. The blood rushed from his head, and his body ached, but he managed to stay upright.
“Why don’t you wait just a minute longer? Someone is passing this way,” Briar entirely ignored the first half of his statement.
“What? How do you know that?” Andria didn’t hear anyone coming, although that may have had something to do with the ringing in his ears. Briar said nothing, chuckling softly as he, too, stood up, picking up a heavy staff from behind him. This reaction brought on immediate panic. Had he gotten involved with some sort of woodland fae? Or had he really died, and this was some twisted afterlife? He didn’t know, and he was too afraid to be curious.
After a moment of quiet, another sound caught his attention- sure enough, ther