Through the Eyes of Darkness

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Romance  |  House: Booksie Classic
"The wind blew gently against their faces bathed in moonlight as they stared at the dimly lit clearing before the King's palace. Only the rustling leaves of the forest around them made a sound. "We'd better head back, Rouge. The Watch will be here, soon," Falcon said. Rouge looked over at his friend. "I know. Let us say a small prayer before we go," he replied. They both closed their eyes and kneeled at the bloody scene before them for a few minutes, and then they quickly stood up. They both jumped in unison at the sound of hounds in the distance. "Hurry, we have to go now!" Falcon commanded, grabbing Rouge by the arm and jerking him into a run. As Rouge took one last glance at the view, he caught a glimpse of a person standing on the steps of the palace. He couldn't make out her face in the moonlight, but he didn't have time to waste. The two teenage boys dashed out of the clearing and into the woods in which concealed them once more from the sight of the massacre."

The life of a seemingly ruthless, vicious assassin is turned upside down after he and his partner return to the king's palace on a mission to take a ransom: the king's step-daughter. After have no choice but to kill the king himself before her eyes, the assassin is forced to take her and her maid in order to keep his and his partner's identity a secret. What will become of our male protagonist, Rouge, and his friend, Falcon as they fight for their lives to find their way home with our female protagonist, Scarlett, and her friend/maid, Opal?

Table of Contents

A Silencer's Job

Submitted: April 16, 2013

Rouge and Falcon have just arrived back from their extremely long journey to and from Darkwood Palace. Once back, their boss, Voice, has a meeting with the entire group of Silencers, and then just Rouge and Falcon. It turns out that they have to go back again. Without much of a fight against their own boss and Rouge's uncle, they reluctantly leave the hideout once more and begin their long journey. Read Chapter

Darkwood Invasion

Submitted: April 16, 2013

After their long, repeated journey, Rouge and Falcon finally arrive at the castle. Their plan is that Falcon will take care of the guards, and Rouge will abduct the step-daughter and anyone who is there to see him. Once he finally makes it to her room with few interruptions, he is stopped and cornered in the long hallway by the King himself. Read Chapter

The Introduction

Submitted: April 16, 2013

After Rouge and Falcon successfully take the two girls, they spend the night in a cave. In the cave, they learn some interesting things about each other. Read Chapter

Proof of Danger Ahead

Submitted: April 16, 2013

The group leaves the cave they inhabited for the night and begin their journey through the woods. As rain pours down, Rouge comes to meet an old rival once more. Read Chapter

Rouge vs. Thorn

Submitted: April 16, 2013

"Thorn!" Rouge screamed. Scarlett heard him sob again; his shoulders jerked. Suddenly a figure came out from behind a tree in front of Ro... Read Chapter

Recovery

Submitted: April 16, 2013

The cave that Falcon had found was behind a rushing waterfall. Scarlett and Opal helped him lay out blankets to lay Rouge on. After they ... Read Chapter

Forgiveness?

Submitted: April 18, 2013

"Scarlett? Scarlett, what happened!" Falcon gasped, running to her with Opal close behind her. Scarlett was sitting on the rocks beside t... Read Chapter

The Interruption

Submitted: April 19, 2013

"Rouge, wake up," a voice whispered, shaking his arm. He groaned, slowly squinting to see Falcon kneeling beside him. "You've been asleep... Read Chapter

An Old Enemy

Submitted: April 19, 2013

"Rouge, I'm coming for you!" the voice shouted. "On three, okay?" Rouge grabbed Scarlett and picked her up. "R-Rouge, what are you-" He c... Read Chapter

Confession

Submitted: April 21, 2013

Rouge, I love you! Please don't... Her voice echoed through his mind. Scarlett... Where are you? Darkness surrounded him, and he felt lik... Read Chapter

Revenge

Submitted: April 24, 2013

"Thank you so much," Scarlett and Falcon said in unison. The nurse nodded. "No need for thank you," she said smiling. "I'm happy to help ... Read Chapter

Love and Pain

Submitted: May 04, 2013

"Damn it!" Falcon shouted, slamming his fist into the rocky, smooth wall of the cave. He shouted again, throwing another punch. Rouge gra... Read Chapter