It wasnt long before zeek came back.
"Whats up ugly?" He smirked.Maria narrowed her eyes.Zeek spun the blade in his hand like it was a paton. She felt her heart rate quicken as he brought out the rock and started sharpening to knife.
"Go away." Maria growled shoving her body into the corner.Zeek grined evily and opened the cell door. He stepped in. Marias body started to shake vilolently.
"G-go a-a-away." She stutterered. But zeek kept coming closer. Obviosly enjoying the terrified expression on her face. He knelt down and grinned. He took the blade out and brought it up to her arm. He slowly let it cut into her arm. Laughing as the blade sliced her skin and black blood slowly flowed out. Maria wimpered as pain shot up her arm. Suddenly she got a burst of energy. Moving quickly she grabbed Zeeks arm. He gasped in surprise as he pushed him to the ground and pinned his arm to his back.
"Help!" He cried hoarsly.His voice straining beacuse of the wieght on his lungs. More angels must have heard his crys beacuse at that moment at least half a dozen men came in and threw maria off him. They threw her against the cell wall. Lifting her of her feet and holding her by her neck.
"No! let her go!" Pipers voice rang out. Maria could barley see everything was getting blury. The hands on her throat didnt slack. She drew her fingernails alongs the strong grip. Digging her nials into the flesh that was slowly squising the life out of her. Piper ran over to the man that was holding maria. Piper slammed up agianst him with all her force. He barley moved.
Maria was running out of air. The man grasping her laughed as choking noises rose from her throat. He finnaly let her go. She dropped to the floor gasping and heaving to fill her desperate lungs. The men then surrounded her. They chuckled evily and she felt them lift her spluttering body up.
"What are you doing?" piper demanded stepping in front of them blocking their path.
"Taking her to be slautered." Zeek said smoothly. Maria who was limp in exustion then started to struggle in their grip. They expected this and tighted their hold on her terrified body.
"No your not." Piper protested not moving from her spot. The three men and zeek growled in frustration.
"Move." Zeek said through gritted teeth. Maria felt his nails dig into her middle. She wimpered in a mixture of pain and fear.
"Shut up ugly." Zeek hissed. Maria made another heave to excape their strong clutches.But it failed.
"Why are you taking here away anyway." Piper demanded crossing her arms.
"She attacked him." Said one of the men nodding toward Zeek.
"No,Zeek attacked her first. It was an act of self defence." Piper pointed out. Maria tried to nod but they were holding her neck in an uncomfortable position.
piper and zeek yelled at each other. Maria was no longer listening. She was to busy silently crying and wishing she was never turned nto a monster.
"fine." Piper said. Maria felt her heart stop. How could piper just give up."But she needs a trial before you can just kill her." Piper smirked. She knew that she had won.
"Fine." Maria captures growled in unisen.
They carried her down a light hallway that seemed to go on forever. Finnaly the hall let out. There was a small uncomfortable looking cage in the dead center of the room. And surrounding it looked like a court.Maria was tossed like a rag doll into the small cage. She had to sit just to not hit her head. They laughed at her. She tried to hide the tears from rolling down her eyes but it didnt work. She sat their and cried.wrapping her arms around her body and bringing her knees to her stomach. She gasped as she looked down at herself. She saw the demon version. She was sitting their as a demon. Ashamed she tried to hide her body. This made the angels laugh even harder.
She saw piper in the jury of the court.This gave her only a very small glimmer of hope. piper was her freind wasnt she? Maria caught pipers eyes and piper nodded. Maria felt a little comfort in the thought that at least one person in this place was on her side. She took a shudering gasp and tried to calm herself down.
Maria searched her head to find satens voice. But it wasnt there. Why isnt he talking to me? She asked herself. Then got an idea. Saten, can you hear me? she called in her head. Waiting for a few moments and still getting nothing she tried again. Saten,leader.Where are you? She flet sad that he wasnt talking to her. Then suddenly his voice was in her head.
what is it? his voice sounded angry and bitter. Maria was shocked. Where was the man that she had met in hell? The kind man.
I need help,Im not sure where i am and thier keeping me prisinoer in a small cage. I think it court. She thought back. Desperate for a response.
You've failed me. Dont call me unless you have zeeks head on a platter. She didnt hear anything after that. Why was he being so aweful to her.Didnt he realise that this was a matter of life or death.
"Yah truth hurts doesnt it." A man said from outside her cage. She looked up. He had a greying beard.
"Who are you." Maria growled pressing hers back to the bars of the cage. She yelped in pain as a burning feeling pushed on her pale skin. The man chuckled and asked.
"Who do you think." He grinned at her.
"A-Are you g-g-god?" She stamered suddenly feeling very afriad.
"Smart girl." He said to her rubbing his stubley chin. Then he clapped his hands together and said rather loudly.
"Okay, What are the charges?" He turned to the jury. Zeek stood. And said formily.
"She attacked me and tried to kill me." he sat down and the rest of the angels murmered, all except for piper who kept her mouth shut and her eyes on god.
Maria half expected for him to say that he agreed and that she should be killed a.s.a.p..
But instead he said.
"Yes true,zeek she tried to kill you. But werent you the one who egged her on?". James and another man were now wispering so Maria could catch bits and peices of what they were saying.
"Look at her, she deserves to die." Said the man that maira didnt know the name of.
"You should see her in her earth form." James said looking at her." Shes actually kind of pretty."
"Dont tell me you like her." The other man looked at him with disgust.
"No, she qiute pathetic." James said smoothly. Maria couldnt believe her ears. She was pathetic? He was the one who cowered in front of her when they first met. She cast him an angry glare. If looks could kill he'd be dead. James obviosly got the message and gulped in fear.
"Quiet down." God roared. All the angels fell silent.
"Now." He started again. He pionted at Maria. "This poor girl was turned into what she is today." Her hopes rose a little when she heard him say that. Then they plummeted when he added
"But she did try to kill zeek." He had turned back to the crowd of angels who were eager to hear the verdict. Maria opened her mouth to say somthing but then shut it. God had seen this.
"Somthing on your mind?" He asked.
"Dont let her talk."
"Yah shes guilty."
"Kill her already" angry shouts from the angels made her shake. But she siad.
"The only reason I t-tried to kill zeek i-is beacuse saten told me-" She was cut off by Zeek
"Oh so you listen to saten that makes sense." He siad sarcastilcay." Everything saten says is true isnt it." God silenced him and she continued.
"He t-told me that zeek was an assasion to k-kil demons. I dont know why i agreed. Im not evil and zeek doesnt look evil." Then she added in her head. but acts like it. God seemed to understand what she was thinking but he didnt say anthing about it.
"If your so good then do you know why you tried to kill him?" God asked. Maria shook her head and looked at the floor of her cage.
"I know why." Pipers voice rose out of the crowd making Maria look up. "Shes deperate for the devils affection." God looked at her, then at maria.
"Is that true." He asked in a calm voice. She nodded a small nod. The angels burst out.
"Shes in love with saten."
"Burn it." Almost everyone agreed to what zeek had said. The crowds of angels started to get up and make their way to where she was sitting in her prisen.
"STOP!!!!" God roared once more. He rubbed his head. "Now im going to go and think. No one is to harm her in anyway. Physicaly. Or" He looked directly at zeek "Mentaly." Then like that he left. Maria began to shiver and shake at the angry glares that the male angels cast. She searched for piper and found her talking to zeek.
"Zeek, dont worry he'll probably show up in a couple of days." Piper murmed rubbing Zeeks arm.
"I doubt it,piper. Satens caught him." Was he talking about god. They coulndt be beacuse at the next moment god popped out of thin air agian. Who are they talking about? she asked herself relaxing and resting her sore back on the bars of he cage. Big mistake a firey jolt burned her back were the bars were. She looked at zeek who was grinning evily.
"Stupid demon." He mouthed. Piper didnt see this she was staring intently at god once more.
"Now How does the jury find her." God asked her. Maria felt her heart jump to her throat. this is it. she thought to herslef sadly. Maria closed her eyes and waited to be found guilty and sentaced to death.