Charlie, the Origin StoryCHAPTER 1irg555
It was a harsh day in the desert. The hot winds whipped the sand in to an obscuring fog around the small oasis. Outside the tent a horse whinnied its complaint as its master negotiated with the old man inside.
"Fifteen coin is plenty for this work," Tagecaf said standing over the older Udaga who was fiddling with a crudely sewn hood where he sat on the floor across the small table. "It's not much to look at."
Old Udaba lips cracked to a smile on his wrinkled face. "Ah, but don't let its appearance fool you." He turned the hood over, looking at the rough stitching fondly. "I'm not much of a tailor, that is true, but my true craft, that I know well..." He turned his eyes up to Tagecaf, "Besides, we had agreed on forty-five, you offend me with a mere third of that."
Tagecaf shook his his head and hissed derisively, stroking his beard.
Udaba laughed softly. "Unbelievable. I offer you for sale a magic that could let you steal whatever you most desire..." he shook the hood at Tagec
Area 51Dana and her best friend, Richy, ran through the desert as fast as they could. The helicopters were moving fast and their search lights even faster. It was the closest the due had ever come to actually getting inside of Area 51.BellyBabe22
"Why... why are... why we... we doing this?!" Richy was barely able to ask the question between gasping breaths.
"Because! There has to be... something in there!" Dana was smiling through her panic as the helicopter blades sounded closer.
"Of course there is!" Richy gave Dana a stern look. "It's an ARMY base! There's probably lots of ARMY stuff in there!" His flaring temper gave him a second wind, allowing him to speak clearer.
"Not just 'army' stuff Richy!" Dana dove into a low ditch and covered herself in plants. "Keep quiet, I'll explain later..."
Richy dove into the ditch next to her and tried t