by AJ Marks
Part 10: A Lucky Town II
Gwen and Zeltran had disabled several traps already, working out a large enough path for the escape, in case the kids tried to move in a different direction by accident. Several traps were well hidden, but were easily spotted from above. Louis never considered someone in the trees to approach the camp.
They went through the path several times, and counted the guards, when they walked though, and how often. One flaw to Louis’ defenses, the guards never checked to see if the traps were still working, only if someone had been caught in them. They were finally satisfied with the work and settled in on waiting for nightfall.
Now however, it meant she had to spend time with Zeltran. He had worked quietly and efficiently with her, and looking over at him, he merely looked on comfortably watching the camp and its activity. She was ready to go, and he looked so relaxed. She looked over watching as the guard switched. Louis paced around the camp several times, with couriers racing to and from the camp. He had to be working on getting a new backer for his slaves.
Three new riders came into the camp, and Gwen froze a bit, recognizing them, hoping this did not complicate things. With the arrival of Leo, it appeared Louis had a new backer. The man worked quickly in Gwen’s opinion. Continue reading…