The army leader wasn't sure whether it was an earthquake or not until the water came surging through blackspore. He commanded his troops to evacuate the area and check the cemetries for any people left behind. He still felt like he had forgotten something...

I was pacing with my mother towards the highway as fast as my bat wings could carry me. My mother stumbled over a rock and fell. My heart raced rapidly worrying that my mother might be swept away. Should I stay and protect her or carry on? I couldn't decide.
''Raven go up north to Snowhill! You will be safe there. Find...find a...job there and find good...good...shelter! I...I will be okay - don't you worry!''

Well, my decision was made for me then. There was no other way if I wanted to live. I carried on running, regardless of the flood of tears streaming down my face and blinding my eyes.

Just keep running I told myself. I felt so dehydrated. I can't go on. Just keep running, just keep running, just keep...