Saria breathed softly as she walked beside Lyle down the path heading to the kingdom of light. She held her staff at her side just in case she needed to heal anyone they came across. Lyle held his gun in his hand, for the moment he was not wanting to have a repeat of what went on in the village with the lucario who assaulted him. 'So Saria, what exactly do you do for my father? And what brought you into his services?' Lyle asked as they walked, looking over at her to get his answer. Saria looked at him with a soft smile 'my mother was an enchantress, she was able to craft any magical armor or weapon your father needed. I have some of that same power so after she died, he let me take her place, and even though I am only half enchantress, I still have proven useful. My father was a healer in his army, and so I ended up getting both there powers, making me a very useful asset to King Drax.' She told him.
'Enchantress... My father was caught being an adulterous to my mother by cheating on her with one...' Lyle sighed sadly, which made Saria look worried and she looked down 'oh I'm so sorry, I didn't mean to spark any bad memories of yours...' She said and sighed heavily.
'Don't be sorry, you didn't intend to, you wouldn't have known. Don't blame yourself for what another had done, I don't blame you for it because the enchantress that was with my father was hung for her ways.' Lyle said, which made Saria cheer up a little 'oh, madam alanine, she was the one they hung, she was once my tutor, I had no idea her crime was so bad... Using the king and betraying the queen... I always wondered why your father and mother split the kingdoms up.' She said and started to understand that there was a lot more to the kingdoms history than she knew. 'But that doesn't explain the kingdom that Lord Verius comes from, why was his split up as well? Isn't he affiliated with Lady Nomaderias army?'
Lyle looked at her and thought. 'Verius is a special case, his goal was to make a place where anthros, hybrids and humans could live in harmony, his city is the city of peace, for anyone who wants to avoid war.' He told her. Saria nodded at that and then suddenly had an idea. "LYLE!" She yelled suddenly "we should do something for that. We should work together to make a land where there's no war! Me and you can form a group to work with all three, verius, nomad and Drax can lead. Since your father and mother both run the anthro armies that would make it easy for us.'
'Saria calm down, my mother already has a plan, I read a letter against her orders and she told verius, and my father that the three of them are going to execute Plan Mutual, which according to the letter is a peace treaty. If nomad can get with the leaders of the hybrids and anthros she can have them sign a treaty for peace amongst everyone.' Lyle explained. 'But I feel there's more to her plan than we believe, because she mentions that me, Marz and Sean must stay separated until the time is right, so I feel there's a plan in motion.' Lyle's smile suddenly turned to a frown though 'but I'm curious, why would nomad need to separate me and my brothers for her plan to work?' He sighed heavily just now thinking about how he and his brothers were no longer together.
Saria didn't really notice his frown as she looked ahead. 'Lyle, do you see that black bump in the road?' Saria said, seeing something along the path, but it looked like it was nearly in shambles. She rushed ahead and when she was close, her hands went over her mouth and she gasped 'Lyle! Get over here quick!' She said in a panicked tone. Lyle heard her voice and rushed over 'Saria what's the matter?' He asked and looked down, what he saw wasn't a pile of anything, but instead it was a small black dragon. Lyle got down and started to search him over, seeing if he was alive. 'Okay he has a pulse, and his breathing is normal.' He said as Saria sighed in relief.
She grabbed her staff and healed the boy, taking off a layer of her robes to put it around the boy. Lyle saw Saria had lightweight armor in her, for a way to protect herself. The boy slowly opened his eyes and looked around. 'W-where am I? What happened?' He sat up and winced, holding his side.
'Please don't move so much, you're in pain, what's your name child?' Saria asked the boy gently, looking him in the eyes. The boy glanced down before slowly looking back up 'my name is Draga Wolfe, I work under the Hybrid King Inferno. I was out here to find out something, because lately his Majesty Inferno has been acting odd, he hasn't been himself lately, but before I could get answers, some soldiers attacked, I barely fended them off, but I was injured quite horridly, and not long after, I was blacked out. Now all I remember is that, but for some reason anything before this is hazy.'
Saria was surprised 'you poor child.' She lifted him and looked to Lyle. 'Lyle, let's bring him to your fathers kingdom, and decide from there what we should do, because we can't leave him here alone hoping the guards don't come back and attack again. Do you remember what type of armor the soldiers were wearing when they attacked?' She asked.
Draga took a second to remember but slowly he could make out a mental image. 'Their armor... They were black, with a golden outline, and they had a symbol of a dragon that was blood red on both shoulders.' He told them. Lyle took the chance and wrote that description down. 'That's a new one, haven't heard of any blood red insignias lately. I'll see what my father knows when we get to the kingdom, but for now let's set up camp, it's going to be dark within the hour.' He said and set his bag down, and started to pitch his tent. Saria went to gather fruits from nearby trees, and Draga helped make a fire pit, which Lyle lit.
Saria sat by the fire and started to cook up a meal for them, seeing Draga's mouth watering a little. She could tell from the boys skinny, slender appearance, he didn't eat a lot. Once the dinner was prepared, she served Lyle and Draga their portions, than sat down and began eating her part. Draga was quickly done as he devoured the food, he even praised Saria for being 'a goddess of cooking.' Saria chuckled at the remark as she ate 'I'm not that good at cooking, I just know my way around the kitchen so I picked up a few pointers on cooking.'
Lyle chuckled a bit and then noticed Draga started to drift off. He gently lifted Draga and lied him in the tent. 'He can use my sleeping bag, I don't mind.' He smiled and sat outside the tent. He was still unsure of who those guards could have been, but knew he'd have to be careful. He vowed he'd protect Draga from whatever had attacked him. 'Those guards... They aren't of an army I know of... But how would a new army just rise up out of nowhere as if it were nothing? There's so many questions that are left unanswered.' He thought to himself.
Lyle shut his eyes in thought, while from the bushes, a young human priest was listening in. He wrote what he heard down 'I must go and tell this to Jester, he would probably find this information useful.' And with that, the priest who was spying on Lyle ran off without a trace