Malmir raced to support his new comrade, slicing the knife fighter across the cheek. meanwhile, clearly recovering more rapidly from the wash of blood than Werner Kirsten climbed over the over turned table.
advantage of the surprise of Malmirs attack Johann swung a mighty blow
at his opponents exposed neck. Years of pulling against the Reik's
mighty currents gave the oarsman's keen blade power and the neck parted.
The gruesome head landed in a shower of further blood at the feet of
Harbull and Wanda, grimacing up at them.
first appeared to be considering the unopened door to the rear of the
room but then seamed to reconsider. She returned to the stunned body of
the man who had told her to leave. A practised killer would have found
the heart from the stomach moving up under the ribs. Kirsten new to this
deadly work had to find the strength to force her blade through the
thick muscle and bone of the mans chest. But strength she found and once
cleared the point of her sword quickly pierced the mans heart. Opening
his eyes it was as though he looked deep into her soul and then was