The Protector’s Hidden Roots 6
Please read A New Power Arising before you read this or else you will not have any idea what’s going on.
“Ugh...” Kakado grunted as he winced.
“What’s wrong dear?” Paldena asked.
“That stab wound you gave me earlier...It’s hurting more now.” Kakado replied while still in pain.
“Oh, um...” Paldena said as she was looking quickly for a nice spot to land at to heal up Kakado. “Hey look! There’s a nice hill over there Kakado.”
“Nice, let’s go to it.” Kakado said as he dove down to the hill.
They both had landed on a nice grassy hill with a gentle warm breeze flowing gracefully by. The sun was out which made the hillside look all the more better for the two of them.
“Okay Kakado, just lay down on your back with your arms away from your body.” Paldena told Kakado. Kakado didn’t say anything, but he did what she had told him to do. She nodded once he had done this, she put both hands on his open wound and a glimmer of light had appeared there. As the light continued to glow on Kakado’s wound, the wound was healing itself up.
“Wow, I can feel better already Paldena,” Kakado said with a relieving tone.
“Glad you do dear, just a few more moments and you should be better.” After a few peaceful moments, all you could hear was the wind’s breeze and a slight humming noise from the energy Paldena generated. “All done!” Paldena said with a smile on her face.
“Thanks dear, I sure owe you one” Kakado said as he sat up.
“It’s no trouble at all dear.” Paldena replied.
“Glad it isn’t or else I wouldn’t-” Kakado was interrupted as his eyes grew wide for a strange reason.
“Kakado!” Paldena shouted
Kakado placed both his hands on his head and closed his eyes while gritting his teeth in pain. A faint tone could be heard “Let...Out...”
“What was that?” Paldena thought as she watched Kakado.
“Get out of my head Flame! Get out now!” Kakado shouted in his mind.
“I’ll get out once you let me out and get back to where you came from!”
“No! I haven’t been on the outside in a long time now! I need some time out here!”
Kakado couldn’t hear the tone anymore and his head stopped hurting and he returned to normal.
“Kakado...What happened to you?” Paldena questioned worryingly and hugged him.
“It was...it was nothing to worry about dear.” Kakado said trying to make Paldena not worry.
“It’s not good to lie like that.” Flame said in Kakado’s mind.
“Shut it! I don’t need your advice right now.” Kakado replied in his thoughts.
“Oh? And yet I have to hear your crap all the time when you’re in my head?”
“...” Kakado had nothing to reply to that.
“Thought so,” Flame said triumphantly.
“Look, just give me some more time out here, okay?” Kakado thought.
“Fair enough, I’ll be back later then.” Flame said as his tone faded away.
“C’mon dear, we should find an Earth Warrior member and track him down to his homeland.” Paldena said.
“Oh, yeah, right we should do that.” Kakado replied silently.
The two of them stood back up and took to the skies once more; hopefully to find what they are looking for. Kakado’s facial expression showed that he was still shocked of what happened when Flame came out of the blue like that. But he still followed Paldena’s lead in finding an Earth Warrior. They’ve been flying for ten minutes now, no results in finding what they were after.
“I got nothing Paldena.”
“Yeah, same here Kakado. Maybe we lost them after we stopped to heal you...”
“Yeah, it was my fault that we lost them.” Kakado said taking the blame for it.
“No troubles, besides, if they do get back, the word about us will obviously spread over there and most likely they won’t want to fight again. Same goes for the Tribe of Grass. They will most likely not want to fight if they know we are around.”
“Good points on that one. But, we still need to take care of the Hell Blazers and the Snow Clan or whatever they call themselves.” Kakado added on.
“You got that right.”
“We should take a break for tonight Paldena. We might get lucky and actually find an Earth Warrior. But anyways...How about we go into the brush in the distance that way?” Kakado said as he pointed to what area to specify for Paldena.
“Yeah, a break would be nice and lead the way to it Kakado.” Paldena said. Kakado, turned his body to ready himself, he flapped his wings and headed towards the brush; Paldena following him closely behind. Kakado made a swift move to head up as he folded in his wings and was sailing through the air to land in the brush without his wings being broken on the fall. Paldena read his thoughts on why he did that and she figured out why he did this, so she copied his movements and was sailing through the air as well. She crashed against the brush as well, but both of them landed through with minimal damage to either of them. They brushed themselves off once they landed on the ground and they were looking around where they had landed at.
“So, you think this will be a good spot Kakado?” Paldena asked.
“Hopefully it is one...We might as well camp out here till tomorrow morning.”
“I still want to find an Earth Warrior so that we can check-up on them to see if they got word about us. I know they most likely have spread the word around, but I want to be certain for myself.” Paldena went on saying.
“Yeah yeah, well we need a break here anyways.” Kakado said.
“Hey look, it’s almost nightfall.” Kakado said while he pointed and looked at the sun that was going past the mountain.
“Yeah, I like to look at the sun while it sets...” Paldena said as she wrapped her arms around one of Kakado’s arms. They both had continued to look at the sun while it inches its way past the mountain, and out of sight till the moon was done making its way across the land.