UL R2Vinnie leaned her back against the wooden railing, breathing heavily. She stood on one staircase among many floating endlessly throughout the tower. They drifted slowly, caught in an unfelt breeze that made Vinnie wary. Who knew whether the stairs would pass close enough for her to climb or jump onto the next flight? It seemed like she’d been going for hours without seeing an exit or another soul. Was there even a way out? Below, Vinnie could no longer see the door from which she’d entered. Her legs trembled, and the excruciating pain of a broken left arm made her want to jump over the side, but she couldn’t give up now. There was too much to lose.UL R2 by ~anthropomorphiccanin
The world was silent, but Vinnie couldn’t tell if that was because she was totally alone or the grenade had blown out her ears. It was an eerie place, cold and without life. Vinnie rubbed the flat of her blade delicately over the injured arm. The skin w
ULOCT R2: Abyss of StairsPanting, Karjan clawed his way up the last bit of ground onto the mesa top and floated in place, staring up at the massive tower that rose far into the clouds above. He absently rubbed at his chest where that other contestant's spear had pierced through - though it was fully healed and had been so since he woke, he could still recall the piercing agony that had effectively killed him yet again.ULOCT R2: Abyss of Stairs by ~KarjanAmahel
A snarl crossed his face, the glowing green of his eyes flaring up into a brilliant, acid green hue. If he ever saw that warrior again, he would slaughter him. He would rend the other limb from limb, until nothing remained but fragments smaller than his fists!
Forcefully, he shook himself out of daydreams of his opponent torn to pieces, before the image of the warrior had a chance to change into images of his father likewise shredded. Now was neither the time nor the place. And besides, such a death was far too swift and good for his father.
NO! He drove one claw deep into h