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The Giant's Warrior (Chapter Six)
Cayden
We got to the arena infirmary just in time the healer said. At one point the healer switch with a female healer to bandage the human, which I thought was weird but I don't know anything about humans or who should treat them so I kept my mouth shut. I'm looking at the humans armor, the entire chest plate is padded and soaked in blood. So much blood... how did he survive our fight? My thoughts are still dark from earlier but the feeling is fading. I can't believe I was going to kill the human just for being human, the thought made me shudder, it made feel like the mindless monster that all other races thought us to be. Looking at the chest plate besides being padded which was odd, there are indents where the tip of my finger almost fits in. Two to be exact right where a person's lungs sits but why in the world is his armor shaped like this? Is to help with speed or maybe his muscle are so big from carrying hat axe of his? Ya, that had to be it... right?
"Sir, the human is now stab
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The Giant's Warrior (Chapter Five)
Warrior
The giant I've been fighting against for some time now is named Boone and he is not on my favorite list right now. Every time I try to get a blow in he turns and l nearly get turned into a shish kabob! I notice Ash's friend, at least I think there friends; watching with a determine look on his face. I don't like that look from experience that look gets me injured if I have to fight that person.
"Aaargh!"
Spiky the giant or Boone, has horrible aim but hey I'm not complaining because if he even had a smidge of talent in aiming then I would have been sliced in half. I go in again to see if I can get a hit on him and not get impaled. He goes to backhand me but I use the momentum of swinging my axe to dodge it. I land on his lower arm and race up to his neck. He sees me coming and spins, I can't get to his neck but the fool has left his side open; of course it's cover in armor but not even that can block my baby from slicing through.
"Aaaah!"
I slice through alright but those damn s
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The Giant's Warrior (Chapter Four)
Cayden
"So how's the human in the arena son?"
"He won his first match but I left after that father"
"Haha I'm surprise at that... if this human even gets halfway then we should recruit him against the war that is brewing."
The giant gets a dark look when he mentions that.
"Now back to our earlier discussion"
"Father"
"Cayden! It's high time you take some responsibility! You will soon be king and you need to be ready!"
The king sternly looks at Cayden after saying this.
Cayden sighs and return his father's look with a glare of his own.
"Father I understand but it won't be that soon and who's to say I will be king!"
Cayden walks out of the room and slams the door behind him. Honestly! I can't believe this, all I've wanted to do is fight and maybe marry... but king?
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"Finally!"
Cayden said out loud as he walks into the nearby woods.
"It's so peaceful out here"
Before long he was heading in the direction of the gardens that were hidden in the woods.
"Wow, haven't been out h
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The Giant's Warrior (Chapter Three)
Still Unknown Giant
   I watch as John walks close to the human. I get a bit nervous because I've fought John and he's good but so where the giants the human killed the other night.
Rocks!
I didn't want to see John be killed but I also was hoping the human would actually get through this. No matter I can't interfere after all my father did approve of it. I watch as John starts running toward the human as I realized the human doesn't have his axe.
Crap!
I moved to break it up but before I could take another step the air around the human starts shimmering...
"What the?"
I grumble out loud.
Warrior
   I summon Curser
(I love summoner's weapons!) Already sharp and ready to use. The giant's eyes go wide for a minute but then they narrow as he still comes after me. As soon as I see this my mind comes up with a strategy... I picture myself charge and the giant goes to wack me with his left arm and I jump on to that arm. His other arm comes down to grab me but I twist and f
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The Giant's Warrior (Chapter Two)
Warrior
   I can feel myself coming to. Recalling before I passed out and the last thing I remember is that I was about to engage the tallest giant I have ever seen. I hear a loud thump and gradually get louder and and then I guess what you would call the sound of a door opening but very loud. I instantly sent to different people and their emotions which contain excitement, curiosity, and I think wariness but that could have been my own that I was feeling. Luckily I was still in my armor which meant they haven't figured out who I am yet but I still got to be cautious. Don't know what will happen to me if they find out.
"We know you're awake so get up human."
Still Unknown Giant
   The human still just lashed there so I repeated myself
"get up human!"
Ash starts to snicker until he sees me hosting at him
(he can be such a kid sometimes). I go to pick up the still laying down human when he suddenly flips and gets into a defensive stance facing us.
Warrior
  
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The Giant's Warrior (Chapter One)
Present...
Warrior
   The Giants attack about a year ago, Ro's won but I lost my entire team and now... I'll lose the kingdom that we have defended for for so long. Giants are attacking again. I've killed so many and yet they still come... I won't be able to make it any longer. Curser is already dull and I'm out of breath from all the running... Why do Giants have to be so tall? Out of nowhere a 70 foot giant comes running towards me, as I tighten my grip on Curser and prepare to launch myself at the giant. Only one thought going through my mind;
I WILL NOT DIE!
Unknown Giant
   I watch as a young giant run straight at a human soldier. The soldier is small compared to most male humans, it doesn't help the soldier is carrying a battle axe as tall as him. The soldier won't be quick enough to make a kill let alone dodge an attack. I laughed to myself waiting for the inevitable when the soldier starts running as fast as a race runner, the young giant goes to grab him an
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The Giant's Warrior (Prologue)
Prologue:
2 years ago...
Warrior
  Another day on the field. Only today instead of another kingdom's army, we fought trolls. The smallest being the height of a grown man and smelled of your fridge after not cleaning it for a month. The tallest about the height of a 3 story house and let's just say the waste lines that run through the capital smelled better than them.
   All in all though it was a good day. I got to use Curser my beautiful double bladed battle axe and no dents in my armor which is a good thing because I couldn't afford to make the trip to get it repaired. At least not while our neighboring Kingdom of giants look like they were preparing for war. If we were their target then there was no chance of winning. I'm good, my team is good but the rest of the army isn't and that is where our kingdoms fault is. The Ro's of Asterodea as we are known can take down any opponent. However not without loss- sigh* "We all have to die at some point right?"
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I woke feeling suffocated. Everything was dark, and I realized I was covered on all sides. Beside me lay the kiceko, his sleeping bag keeping us close. In tattered, and now wrinkled clothing, I crawled from the bag, looking around to see us surrounded by the others. At this time of morning, most of the camp lay atop their bags as the sun turned to began heating the land. The kiceko yawned. Sitting up, he brought one hand to his mouth, taking a mouthful of water before laying back down. In the light I noticed the row of studs trailing from his temples and vanishing behind his ears on either side of his head.
“Sleep, bug, you’ll need it for our trip.” He had those gold eyes sleepily focused on me. “All the water you can drink, but little food.”
“I’m not going with you. I’ll be looking for some kiceko I was with, we were separated in the sandstorm.”
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Marna sat obscenely close, refusing to stray even a foot away. In the rain kiceko were sharpening their weapons, honing their skills. Pree was held up in her conference room. Or something of the sort.  I looked to where the main building was. Last night, I had asked Pree for a ‘bit of her past’. The story didn’t make me feel for her. A life well enough privileged and spoiled. Her foremost reason for doing what she was, was because in her eyes she was rightfully meant to be a Queen and regain the power that had been denied her ancestor. The whole idea of one kiceko conquering six planets sounded insane, but by no means was Pree a mad woman. And her following could well take up a third of a planet in itself. What to do? There was still a war within me, distracting my mind from the matter at hand, trying to decide what was more important. No - trying to decide between whether or not going to Ray was more important than finding Curston right away. Sora pull
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The craves was shadowed as the sun’s forgetful rays missed it. The sky was clear and bright blue, though further away than I liked. So far seen, no large animals lived in the gully. But to compensate, the cliff face swelled with birds’ nests. The ground teaming with insect life, all wary of the flying creatures that ate them. I gazed up the precipices having to cope with the fact that I would not be able to climb it. My right shoulder was sore from being dislodged from its place when I hit the water. At least I had been able to fix that. But what was I going to do? Not admit I was stuck down here so long as I was alive and able to find Curston, no, that was for sure. Could I get out though? The gully stretched some way before curving out of sight. I shuddered - shaken, waterlogged, jetlagged - wondering  what  waited around that bend. One way to find out. As deep as the craves was, protected from harsh winds and storms by the crags, it still collected qu
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In the twisted relay of light I see the nebula that was my birthing ground. Its radiance surrounds me with heat and color. Bursting clouds and arching forms in writhing wings of gossamer, painted with hydrogen and illuminated from within by the glow of its children.
Mother nebula had formed me, along with my sisters, from parts of herself. Coaxing and coalescing until we were strong enough enough to shine on our own. Then she breathed into us life and our hearts began to flutter with the embers of fusion.
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Garay stood with the head of the guard. Already the group had trucked far from the city before stopping to rest. The sun beat down hot, contrasting the cool rain that watered the sparse trees. Less than half the guard stood watch patrolling the close area. Fiona’s replacement stayed in her place beside me. Even when I shifted she was there to move closer. Wind blew the thick clouds before the sun, gray and darkening the land. Everyone looked up. Just as the kiceko set the castle blaze, controlling its movements from where ever they were, the group feared the enemy of a strong attack in the open. Without weapons. There was a scout in the air, obscured by the clouded sky. Our camps’ fire were kept low. Piles of dry wood and kindling burned in a shallow pit dug into the ground. And for the days spent in the one clearing, food was anything that could be hunted. If the group was miserable they did well not showing it. Every morning Garay took his battle heads aside to
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The following morning, Adam strolled into the king’s chambers as though the whole castle hadn’t just been looking for him. He ushered his brother into the adjoined meeting room where they failed to close the door completely. I sat on the couch, having a unsurprisingly easy time not caring what they were doing. I was feeling relaxed, as Ray said I would, but beneath that swelled something else. An emotion that had not been use to taking a backseat in the past few months. And it was building, bubbling ready and more than eager to make me remember it.  Something like panic, worry, horror…. I let out a yell. Ray’s head poked from the door. Fiona, who had taken up her position as my guard again, looked down at me. Garay’s expression mirrored hers of confusion.
“I need to leave.”
Ray stepped from the meeting room. “Mayla-”
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   Empty like Jaron's stomach.
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Cayden

We got to the arena infirmary just in time the healer said. At one point the healer switch with a female healer to bandage the human, which I thought was weird but I don't know anything about humans or who should treat them so I kept my mouth shut. I'm looking at the humans armor, the entire chest plate is padded and soaked in blood. So much blood... how did he survive our fight? My thoughts are still dark from earlier but the feeling is fading. I can't believe I was going to kill the human just for being human, the thought made me shudder, it made feel like the mindless monster that all other races thought us to be. Looking at the chest plate besides being padded which was odd, there are indents where the tip of my finger almost fits in. Two to be exact right where a person's lungs sits but why in the world is his armor shaped like this? Is to help with speed or maybe his muscle are so big from carrying hat axe of his? Ya, that had to be it... right?

"Sir, the human is now stable but it is advise that you take her to an actual infirmary."

"Thank you healer."

The healer left and Ash comes in. I'm still wondering about the dang armor and why is it shaped like this?

"Oh shit!"

Looking up to where Ash is hanging over the human and I finally understand why his armor is shaped like this. I gulp because he is really a she and I can't help but to think she's pretty looking. She has shoulder length blonde hair the color of golden wheat and such soft features, she looks so fragile being pale from blood loss and sleeping. Even with all the bandage its not hard to tell she is quite a woman.

"Well, what are going to do with her Cayden?"

I look over at Ash, what am I going to do? Hell why did I even saver her? I should have just killed her at the end of our fight but the blood... The blood, there was so much of it on my hand and in her armor, she should be dead with that kind of blood loss for sure. Looking down at her since seeing her for the first time without armor, her bruises have gotten increasingly lighter and even now her face has gotten some color. Has is that possible or how her axe just disappears. Is she even human I guess I should be asking myself that. I was curios that's why I saved her but now I don't know what to do with her. She can't just be let free, someone with that power can't be given the chance to join our enemy. Nor can she just wander giant country either after all she is just a human. Just a human... why should I even bother I loss everything because of her kind. Her. She looks so vulnerable, she fit the palm of my hand and yet she's killed several of my kind. She had to be strong, in order to survive, to fight the way she does. My decision her life: there decision his life. Why couldn't they show mercy? Why should I? No. I'm not like those damn monsters. I won't... I refuse to become what I despise!

"I need you to get a cage or something of sorts, I'll take her to the castle but I can't have her wandering around."

"Ok Cayden, but what about her injuries?"

"We don't need to worry about those, she already started  healing."

"If you're sure then should I meet you in your quarters?"

"Yes, that's fine just be quick I don't want her to wake up before I get her settle."

Ash left after that which just left me and her. I move closer to pick her up but stop for a moment. What am I doing? She's human, a human, they're just as bad as goblins! Aren't they?

Getting fed up with being confuse I pick up the human gently as I can and head to the castle. It's a long walk to the castle but I make sure a have a firm but soft grip on the human not wanting to jostle her as much as possible. I left her armor back at the arena, the sight of her blood made me really uneasy for some reason.

I walk through the front gate not bothering to notice the looks of everyone who notice what I'm holding at the same time hoping Ash would be discrete about getting the cage. I walk to my wing of the castle. The castle is empty usually unless there is festivities but my wing is secluded from the rest of the castle and only the chamberlain comes this way to make sure I'm doing my studies. Its peaceful to me being alone here in what I count as home. I've replace most of the bedrooms into work areas or just empty them out so no one has reason to be back here in my domain. Ash's been thinking about moving from the soldier barracks to here and I'm hoping he does so I know he's not getting into trouble.
I get to my rooms and notice the door opened, I start growling ready to snap at who ever enter but find it's just Ash lounging on my sofa. Sighing I see that he did in fact get a cage. It's rectangle shaped with a door on the width of it so I'm guessing it doesn't open from the top. I go grab one of my older shirts that doesn't fit anymore and fold it as best as I can one handed and then lay the human on it. I stick the shirt and human inside of the cage and push her a bit farther into the cage so she's not right by the door when she wakes.

After all of what happen today I'm exhausted so I bid Ash goodbye. Looking at the cage I bring it into my bedroom and set on the table that's close to my bed. I would've put her on the nightstand but the cage won't fit. I slip out of my training clothes and a loose shirt and my boxers and go to bed.

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Warrior

Well I guess not being dead is good. It took my body all of my core energy to heal so I can't move nor can I even open my eyes. Sighing I let my body rest seeing as I can't move at least I can't sense any threat nor anyone. Of course though I spoke too soon, I hear rustling a way away can't tell how far it is in my state. I pretty sure it's a giant though because of the thumping, sounds like they're changing? The entire situation is nerve wracking, I remember most of what happened before I passed out; that the giant looked like he was going to kill me but I'm still alive... right? I got cut on the one's armor and then I fought him but I lost a lot of blood and I couldn't stay conscious while it healed. Hell I can't even feel what I'm laying on, or if I'm laying on anything. Am I even wearing anything?! Wait! How do I know it's a giant I'm hearing rustling... did I get thrown away?! Well if that is the case I guess it's better than being eaten especially with my healing. When I was little and my clan was still alive I remember an elder saying never get eaten whole because I would faster than the acid could digest me in someone's stomach. I'm sure that if I could even twitch I would because just thinking about it terrifies me. Thump* Thump* Thump* Whatever it is it's coming toward me. My breathing quickens my thinking starts coming up with the worse situations and seeing as I'm imaginative on a good day my thoughts are beyond scary. Most of them surrounding the thought of spiders... ya those are creepy like even in games are they scary!

"Good morning princey boy!"

"Again remind me why we associate with each other Ash?"

"Because I'm astronomically awesome?!"

"Riiiiight that must be it..."

"How is she? Wait why is she crying?!"

"What?... Oh shit!"

At that I heard like a metal door open close by I think. After that I heard rustling right next to my ear but I can't feel anything still... damn stupid healing! Leaving me vulnerable like this! I hear more rustling and then a very loud heart beat? Then rustling of sorts right in front of me, like if you snap your ears right next your ear then move to your cheek that's where the sound is coming from.

"Shhh it's ok, it's ok your safe, it's ok."

"Awww forget princey boy I think you should be boy mama!"

"Ashlynn Drake Maybearing you so even think of repeating that again and you can forget we even met."

"Ok ok ok, haha you even pronounce it right too! haha."

"I did not spend three years with you and the southern tribes learning Arafa-Hominum to pronounce your name wrong now get something to dry her eyes with!"

"As you wish."

I listen as Ash snickers as he walks away. So I'm crying great and I have no control to stop it... wait so that thumping is a heart beat- the heart beat of the giant I fought- who's a prince?
Great this is just peachy!
I need to breath, I'm starting to panic and I can't heal fast without a clear mind. I just need to stop crying and get movement in my body and leave...

OH MY STARS!!!
They know! They know I'm female which means I don't have my armor on and he could crush me but I would die now with my levels depleted. Oh shit! Oh shit! Oh shit! No no no no no no no no no... I need to leave! Escape! Something so I'm not helpless!
Oh stars...

Cayden

She's freaking out! I'm not sure why, I'm stroking her hair but that's not helping. She won't stop crying and she's hyperventilating! Roooocks! I think she's conscious but why won't she open her eyes!

"Ash! Go get Reece now!"

"It's ok little one. It's ok. Shhhh I won't hurt you... not again..."

She starts crying even harder but her body is not moving at all besides her breathing. She could suffocate like this... I wonder if this has happen before?
Is she scared? As much as I dislike humans, more like hate... I don't want to hate her. Seeing her like this I feel like this is a rare moment like she doesn't let people see her emotions. Funny really that's why she wears a mask. I felt intimidated and curios because I couldn't see who was under the mask but now? I don't want her to hide like that; Hell I don't even know her name and I feel like I need to protect her but why? Why do I feel like this? She's a human. I hate humans right? Of course! They killed my brother and left me bleeding to death. I should be dead but I didn't die... I didn't even have a scratch when the guards found us. Nor did my brother except for the killing blow. Kinda like her healing so quickly... less than a full day and the only sign is the loose bandages on her and barely visible scratch on her side. Is that it? I've linked the two together and that's why I'm having second thoughts?
The Giant's Warrior (Chapter Six)
Won't be posting a new chapter for a little will. So sorry to those who're reading this... I have a major art show competition coming up and my teacher has ask me to focus on my art work.
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Warrior

The giant I've been fighting against for some time now is named Boone and he is not on my favorite list right now. Every time I try to get a blow in he turns and l nearly get turned into a shish kabob! I notice Ash's friend, at least I think there friends; watching with a determine look on his face. I don't like that look from experience that look gets me injured if I have to fight that person.

"Aaargh!"

Spiky the giant or Boone, has horrible aim but hey I'm not complaining because if he even had a smidge of talent in aiming then I would have been sliced in half. I go in again to see if I can get a hit on him and not get impaled. He goes to backhand me but I use the momentum of swinging my axe to dodge it. I land on his lower arm and race up to his neck. He sees me coming and spins, I can't get to his neck but the fool has left his side open; of course it's cover in armor but not even that can block my baby from slicing through.

"Aaaah!"

I slice through alright but those damn spikes got me! It got my side and it feels deep, lucky though my amour is lined with padding so it will soak up the blood which means these giants won't know that I'm injured... that is until I pass out from blood loss but oh well we all have to die at some point right?

"Haha dang! I give"

Looking up I realize spiky has forfeit... of course he gives after getting me grrr! Well bright side I don't have to deal with those spikes so I'll let him go... for now. Well I'm done for the day, I go to turn and head back to the entrance of the arena...

"Where are you going?"

I turn around looking up I see that giant from before. My legs feel like there going to buckle, surly I can't be afraid; ya so he's taller then most giants but it must be the lost of blood. Of course it's blood loss I mean the hole right side is soak now from my blood. "Hmph" Me scared? I don't think so but he does have that look...

Sighing I walk back to the middle and get into battle ready stance waiting for him to make the first move. I have to make this quick or I'll pass out again and judging by the look he's giving me I won't wake up again.

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Cayden

He turns around and walks back towards me. There's a niche in his armor in the right side but judging how he is walking it doesn't bother him. I stretch my arms figuring that I will need to be flexible in order to dodge his quite lethal attacks. He is in battle stance but won't attack I guess I'll make the first move.

I take a few quick steps and then jump right next to the human, he loses his balance but then starts to swing that axe and quickly regains his balance. I guess that's not going to work how I thought. He runs toward me but I turn and backflip so I'm out of his reach for a minute. The backflip was a bit much but it feels good to move and the sensation of fighting returns... I smile to myself I know just what to do to end this. The human is running at me again, I smack the ground right next to him expecting him to take the bait and run up me arm but he just keeps running past me. Confuse I turn around but the he is not there.

"Ghah"

The human got my leg, I should have known he wouldn't have done the same thing; after all the same trick gets old fast. My leg hurts now but that's the least of my worries I can feel those memories that I shoved down rise up with the pain in my leg.

"Justin!"

"Cayden you need to run! Now!"

The human bandits laugh at the young gigants, at how stupid they are being since they are at least twenty times taller than the humans but are too innocent to due harm. One human walks up to Cayden and slices the back of his leg to stop him from running.

"Aaah!"

"Cayden! No!"

Justin gets up to stop the humans but the humans knew this was one of the outcomes that could happen, tie Justin to the ground so he can't get up. He struggles but know not much will help.

"Lets kill them!"

All color drains from the boys faces at this and can't help to cringe. Justin worried that they won't make it makes up his mind... know matter what Cayden must survive! He uses all his strength to break the ropes...

"Cayden go."

"I'm not leaving you!"

"Get the swords!"

"Cayden Now!"

And with that Justin runs toward the now armed humans swiping at any that are close enough. Cayden gets up, tears streaming down his face... this isn't fair... we didn't do anything...

Now enrage with the raw emotions of loosing his older brother and a resurface hate for humans Cayden launches himself full heartily at the human. The human flinches at this sudden outburst of emotion but still goes in to engage. Cayden backhands the human, which sends him flying across the arena. Before Warrior can even comprehend the sudden change barely dodge the giants foot. Warrior with Curser still in hand runs around Cayden a few times in hopes to make him disorientated. Cayden seeing what the human is trying to do; just jumps up and lands with a loud thump knocking over Warrior. Warrior laying on his back is starting to see black spots and notice the giant bending to pick him up. Waiting for the right moment Warrior flips and jumps onto the giants arm. Cayden abruptly stands up with and quickly straighten his arm which sends Warrior flying. Warrior can't take the pain nor the blood loss loses his grasp on his axe and begins falling again. Before Warrior can even get close to the ground he is snatch out of the air with eye blurring speed by Cayden.

Still quite angry with past memories, Cayden squeezes the human in his grasp a little but the human doesn't even acknowledge it so he squeezes even harder finally hearing a gasp with satisfaction goes to break the human's neck with his thumb when his hand suddenly feels sticky. Opening his hand, in the same process dropping Warrior, looks at his hand in shock because it is cover in blood and lot of it. Most of the hatred for the human fades into curiosity at how and when did the human get injured and why no one notice it before. Picking the human back up looks over to Ash and beckons him to follow heads toward the arena's immediate infirmary.

***
Cayden

"So how's the human in the arena son?"

"He won his first match but I left after that father"

"Haha I'm surprise at that... if this human even gets halfway then we should recruit him against the war that is brewing."

The giant gets a dark look when he mentions that.

"Now back to our earlier discussion"

"Father"

"Cayden! It's high time you take some responsibility! You will soon be king and you need to be ready!"

The king sternly looks at Cayden after saying this.
Cayden sighs and return his father's look with a glare of his own.

"Father I understand but it won't be that soon and who's to say I will be king!"

Cayden walks out of the room and slams the door behind him. Honestly! I can't believe this, all I've wanted to do is fight and maybe marry... but king?

   ***

"Finally!"

Cayden said out loud as he walks into the nearby woods.

"It's so peaceful out here"

Before long he was heading in the direction of the gardens that were hidden in the woods.
"Wow, haven't been out here in a long time. Not since... Not since then and that was... So long" He paused for a moment in his thinking to take in the garden. Remembering how wonderful it was so long... "ago"
Before his emotions could hit him he heard loud roaring realizing it was coming from the arena. "Sounds like the human is putting up a fight and a good one at that"
He chuckles and heads in the direction of the arena forgetting all about the garden and the memories that came with it.
When I got there it wasn't hard to see why there was such a commotion going on, Boone one of the best fighters we have was going against the human. Humans were ok but the are still vermin, small enough to fit in a giant's palm and ruthless behavior really made their kind unbearable to live with. One of the many reasons why our kingdom took over theirs plus we needed resources that we couldn't obtain in our lands. While we did look the same besides our sizes humans and giants were very much different in our anatomy and in behavior. I guess that's why it made it easier for some to keep their kind as pets and such. Although why you would want one of there kind around was confusing to me. Ya sure this human can fight and all but he'll die by a giants hand but hey at least he gets to go down fighting... right?

"Yeah!"

Looking up I realize that the fight seems to be winding down and with it my decision was made... I was going to kill this human. After all that was plan when Ash and I brought him back here was to end his life in honor.
Still Unknown Giant
   I watch as John walks close to the human. I get a bit nervous because I've fought John and he's good but so where the giants the human killed the other night.
Rocks!
I didn't want to see John be killed but I also was hoping the human would actually get through this. No matter I can't interfere after all my father did approve of it. I watch as John starts running toward the human as I realized the human doesn't have his axe.
Crap!
I moved to break it up but before I could take another step the air around the human starts shimmering...

"What the?"

I grumble out loud.

Warrior
   I summon Curser
(I love summoner's weapons!) Already sharp and ready to use. The giant's eyes go wide for a minute but then they narrow as he still comes after me. As soon as I see this my mind comes up with a strategy... I picture myself charge and the giant goes to wack me with his left arm and I jump on to that arm. His other arm comes down to grab me but I twist and face it as it's coming towards me then...

I jump onto that arm and while racing towards the back of the giant's neck in the corner of my eye I saw the giant look at me and we both knew right then. "Whack!"
I slam the flat part of Curser right where the brain stem connect to the spinal cord causing an instant blackout blackout. As the giant begins to fall I jumped waiting for the moment where I become vulnerable. When I come up from the roll I put myself into a defensive stance. Before I register it I realized that I've already done with my mind came up with for strategy. Noting that I'm in no threat so I returned to my neutral stance. I watch as the shorter giant from before crouches down next to the giant I just check out and feels for a pulse, he then looks at me. I prepare for him to attack me but...

"you might want to cover your ears for this"

As he turns to face the crowd I quickly cover the specially designed earholes in my helmet as he yells.

"John is unable to fight" "winner- human"

I sigh in relief as the yelling wasn't too bad and I wasn't immediately killed for taking out the giant. I'm starting to think it's going to be okay until the giant yells

"who's next?"

Why?...

Still Unknown Giant
   I watch the entire thing but my mind still can't process what I saw. The human with the grace of a dancer and the speed of a race, ran up to John like a rehearsed part of a play, knowing just wear his hand was going to be and then...

"Wow"

I say out loud looking out to the arena John is down and the human is just standing there. I don't even notice Ash moving out there until he starts talking. I can see John's breathing so that means he didn't kill John. I sigh in relief and then turning to head towards my morning meetings with my father.

Warrior
   It's been a few hours and so far I've taken down 23 giants and killed 4. After I killed one the progression of giants that wanted to fight me slowed down. The first initial shock in the crowd has finally eased and giants are appearing here and there in the arena. It's interesting to watch the giants spar off against each other, it's like watching wrestling but much more gruesome and intense.
I watch the shorter giant
(Ash I finally learned his name) spar off against a giant smaller but more bulkier than him. It's amazing to watch his muscles ripple with each attack but it just reminds me that I'm at the giant's mercy. Ash finishes his match and then looks my way.

Ash
    I just got done with my spar against Hank and noticed the human watching. The human is an impressive fighter, he's taken down 27 giants in only a few hours. When he first killed someone everyone finally settled down about the human being here. It's funny how no one thought this was real until he actually killed someone however, it was odd that the human only killed so few. After all he did wipe out so many earlier. Not to mention the ones he killed today were all lowlifes who meant to put fear into the name Giant. As I'm lost in thought I noticed one of the worst giants I know come up to the human to pick him up.
Oh no!
Surely the human can hear him?
I picture Boone picking up the human and tearing him in half- armor and all. It seems shivers down my back and I just watch waiting for it to happen... The human still staring at me begins to move and then all of a sudden Boone's hand is bleeding. The human is now a few feet away waiting. I bust out laughing. I don't care that I'm drawing attention to myself the human new!

Warrior
    I look at Ash and smirk. Well I'm glad someone enjoyed my near-death experience but now this giant is angry and
(thanks to Ash)
we now have an audience. Like this fight wasn't going to be hard enough! The giants I've fought today all have worn work clothes but this giant is wearing armor. Which wouldn't be such a problem except for all the spikes. This is going to be one tricky fight!
The Giant's Warrior (Chapter Three)
This is about a human and a giant. How they learn to trust each other and move on from their past.
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Warrior
   I can feel myself coming to. Recalling before I passed out and the last thing I remember is that I was about to engage the tallest giant I have ever seen. I hear a loud thump and gradually get louder and and then I guess what you would call the sound of a door opening but very loud. I instantly sent to different people and their emotions which contain excitement, curiosity, and I think wariness but that could have been my own that I was feeling. Luckily I was still in my armor which meant they haven't figured out who I am yet but I still got to be cautious. Don't know what will happen to me if they find out.

"We know you're awake so get up human."

Still Unknown Giant
   The human still just lashed there so I repeated myself

"get up human!"

Ash starts to snicker until he sees me hosting at him
(he can be such a kid sometimes). I go to pick up the still laying down human when he suddenly flips and gets into a defensive stance facing us.

Warrior
   I'm now in a defensive stance looking at the giant from before I passed out and another giant that is slightly shorter than him. At this point I'm grateful my helmet/ mask is still on so they can't see the fear in my eyes because it's taking all my inner strength not to shake at the site of them.
(Why do giants have to be so tall?) The shorter giant steps forward some causing the ground under me to vibrate like an earthquake with each step he takes.

"Hello human!"

I swear he yells as loud as he can get- my ears are now ringing.

Still Unknown Giant
   I watch as Ash says hello a bit too loud and notice the human flinch. I watch as the human tiny hands reach up to it's helmet- well at least we get to see the human's face but I remember that humans have sensitive hearing and grab Ash's shoulder before he says anything else. I look at him and he gets the idea
(thank the stars!)
then we both turn to the human who was now putting on his helmet.
(Rocks!)
I was hoping to see what the human looked like before he inevitably gets killed in the arena. Ash begins talking but though much quieter

"Sorry human for that"

"Anyways since you killed so many of our kind the other day, we decided it would be such a waste to kill you immediately so instead we'll give you the chance to get your freedom back! All you have to do is take out a hundred or so giants without losing cause you know you'll become someone's snack or pet...and then you can go your merrily way!"

Ash just finished explaining with a side comment of "easy right?" When the human took off running across the table.

Warrior
    "Like hell!"
I mutter, like I was going anyone turn me into a pet! I could care less about being eating; everyone had to die eventually... But a pet! "Aaarg!"
I take off running as the giants are looking at each other but before I can even get close to the edge of what appears to be a huge table, I get pick up. Instantly having a sense vertigo as I'm lifted up into the air.

"Oh don't be like that... This should be a walk in the park for ya! Plus you don't have to kill every opponent either!"

This shorter giant was getting on my nerves. They both turn towards the door, I look down only to see my mistake... So high. I move as much as I can but the giant's grip just tightens.

  The taller giant hangs back by the entrance to what I'm guessing is the arena. It's this huge field with giants all around the edges sparring off... I instantly get a rush of homesickness as it reminds me of my team's and mine home. I can't let my emotions out, they make you weak and clouds the judgement. Before I can think about it any longer I'm dropped into the middle of the arena. "I don't have the time for a cloudy mind" I remind myself, noting that all the giants are now looking at me. They all start laughing and all I can think is... Great...

"I'll take a shot at the little human."

Turning around I see a respectable giant walking towards me. Don't get me wrong I have nothing against giants except for the ones who killed my team... Yea there going to die. Right now my focus is on the unfamiliar giant in front of me. I glance around and see that he seems to be favored by the crowd so I won't kill him but I won't lose to him either!
The Giant's Warrior (Chapter Two)
This is about a human and a giant. How they learn to trust each other and move on from their past.
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