Aztec's body slammed the island dirt. With Aztec's dagger, the set was complete, and the Necrobian destiny could begin. "It's time!"
Chiasma looked up from his wrist console for a moment. A wave was crossing the sky, leaving it red and speckled with runes of some sort. "Well, that can't be good", he said, opening the comms on his wrist console. Force of habit. He'd defected from the Star Lords and had his console hacked. He could not call for backup.
Out of the very wall of the alleyway, a creature crawled out, emaciated and covered in glowing orange runes. Chiasma reached for his holster. The creature looked at chiasma, its eyes glowed for a moment, and it opened its mouth to reveal growing flames. Chiasma opened fire with his smaller pistol. The creature breathed fire halfway to chiasma before the seventh shot to the head put it down. He inspected the body: "zombies?! I mean I guess it's not the first time but, this seems new." He left the alleyway.
Across the street, another emaciated, runed creature was throwing icicles at a minivan with three passengers, the ice almost piercing the windshield in front of the driver,
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