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Saturday, January 14

To Reap the Whirlwind - Part 6b: Choosing Where to Fight is as Important as When

KA-BLAM! Kham fired at one of the Harvesters but missed.

To Kham's surprise, there was a resounding retort from the Harvester. Pots exploded all around him, drenching him in honey.

"Son of a BITCH!" shouted Kham. "You ruined my new coat!"

Vlad parried another swing and then rammed the thrall with his shield. Tentacles waved around the edges.

"Ahh!" shouted Vlad. He let go of his shield, pushing the thrall off balance. It fell backwards and Vlad stabbed it through the head before it could rise.

Kham rolled out from behind the honey pots and ran towards a nearby shed at the edge of the pits. The male Harvester chanted something, and a glob of acid sizzled into Kham's flesh. Or would have, if he wasn't covered in honey.

Some of the honey sloughed off of him. "Thanks," Kham shouted. He slogged forward, catching dust and debris all over his honey-caked feet. "Now if you could just take care of my boots…" [MORE]

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