Night of the Assassins
The blow never lands. Aiming instinctively, Xenograg looses his bolt not at the assassin but at his weapon. The scimitar is blasted out of his hands and lands in two pieces. The assassin staggers back clutching his hands together--the steel having conducted some of the electrical charge before being ripped from his hands. Pain and fear fill his eyes as he faces Xenograg. The wrathful sorcerer delays only to glance at his wife, bleeding and writhing in agony. With pure hatred Xenograg claps his hands together, aimed squarely at the unarmed man. The inn shakes again.
Like his weapon the assassin lands in two pieces. Seeing that other fallen assassins are still alive, Xenograg mercilessly slays them with bolts to their heads. It is a gruesome sight, and only after seeing it does Xenograg regain control over his temper. He rushes over to staunch Amaltea's bleeding. She is sobbing from the pain but he cannot comfort her yet. It seems an eternity until his Arran warrior-monks rush into the room. They are followed by Captain Siera Redwin, unwounded but with Bane red with blood.
"Healer!" Xenograg roars at his bodyguards. A monk runs back to the doorway and yells down the hallway, passing the command. Amaltea is losing blood fast....