[Original Novel] The Black Pool, Part 10


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Shooting pain nearly made me collapse, but the stranger came to my aid, holding me on my feet. I mistook it for kindness until he slipped a leathery loop of rope around my neck. I pulled away and tried to flee, but it only tightened as he yanked me back.

“What do you want from me?” He told me I couldn’t be trusted yet. That I might be…