Chapter 468: The Silent Demon
In the firelight, under Klein and Josef's vigilant watch, Thales stepped on the stone staircase in the storage room. There was a strange odor in the air. It made Thales crease his brow on several occasions.
It was hard to believe that a few hours ago, he was escorted into the Prison of Bones by the Disaster Swords, yet a few hours later, he was forced to leave the prison with them while still under their watch.
It was a rather peculiar enactment of the saying "finish what you started". This journey ended the way it began.
The badly wounded Zakriel limped in front of Thales while supported by Canon and Bruley. They were even more heavily guarded than Thales. Ricky, hooded, walked beside them, and never left their side.
Not so far away behind Thales were Tardin and Quick Rope. They were tied up again, and had gloomy looks on their faces. They had to bear with the vigilant gaze of the others.
Barney Junior and Beldin, who had injured Ricky previously, were