An unusually looking dark elf had been summoned to the plains right outside Dark Wood Forest. His physical appearance would make him seem nine or ten years old but he was clearly a dark elf so his age could have been 60 or 70. He had heterochromia. His left eye was red and his right eye was violet. Most dark elves have violet eyes or magenta eyes. Heterochromia was a sign of royalty among the dark elves. His skin was a coffee color which was also unique because the dark elves had a bit of a lighter brown tone to their skin. His hair was a dark brown, almost black color. His ears were almost as pointy as high elves. His physique was surprisingly strong looking. He didn have a six-pack, probably because he was a child according to dark elf standards, but he was robust. He was definitely larger than most dark elf kids his age.
There were scouts on the outskirts of the Dark Wood forest who saw the unusually looking dark elf. The scouts were dark elves themselves too. One of the scouts called out to another saying:
”Oy, Zoren Sir! I found a strange dark elf child and he is just laying in the plains and he is naked! We need to help him and get something for him to wear. ”
”On it! I will go notify the Chief about this kid. You can give him your cloak for now and watch over him. We cannot let him in the village until we get approval from the Chief so watch over him there at the edge of the forest. Call for backup if your in danger ”
”Yes sir! As commanded! ”
Why was I here and not on earth? I had no explanation. All I knew now was that this world was reality. I could feel my body. I could smell the fresh air. I could see a blue sky up above. I could feel my dry throat and taste what was left of my saliva. I could hear the wind blowing and swaying the branches of the trees of the forest that was next to me. I knew it was reality. I also knew this wasn earth because the blue sky was so clear there were no signs of clouds in the sky at the moment and it was hotter than I expected. It felt like it was above 110 degrees. The grass was green and healthy not withering in the heat. The trees in the forest were darker than any forest Ive seen or heard about on earth. I looked at my hand as I reached up to the sky, still laying down on the ground. I realized my body was different from what it was on earth. I also realized I was naked and had no idea what to do next.
I saw a dark elf approaching me. She had a hood covering up her hidden face but as she was getting closer she took off her hood and I saw her long dark brown hair and her face was beautiful, though she had no expression on her face. But then I came to my senses and felt a wave of embarrassment come over. I stood up as quickly as a jack-in-the-box and covered my crotch with my hands.
The dark looking elf did not seem to change expressions at all but she did say something. But I couldn understand her words. But from her gestures and me stumbling to understand this person, I, more or less, understood she was giving me her hood. Looked like a nice forest green mixed with an almost black colored hood. It was a cloak that was too big for me, of course, that didn matter. I wanted to be covered right away and I didn want to be in an embarrassing and miserable state. I understood she was here to watch over me. Of course, she still was cautious around me and me, probably being an unknown to her, could tell that was a wise disposition. She was ready for anything much like the police academy instructors that I heard about from my former companions.
You are probably wondering what on earth happened. Lets go back about three days. I think it was three days ago.
I was three days away from my execution. There was not much left for me to do. Just the reflection of my life was all I could reminisce about. I was reciting my creed. I was thinking back to the first time I killed someone:
I had been looking for my missing younger sister who was thirteen at the time she went missing. I was 18 at the time, fresh out of high school. I had actually been saving up money with a couple of high school summer jobs. I had plans to go to college to study criminology. I wanted to study the behavior of criminals and be a consultant to police investigations.
The police did their investigation to find my sister but after some time, the case went cold. Instead of going straight to college to study criminology I used all my savings to privately investigate what happened to my sister. I did this as soon as she disappeared. It took three years to get to the bottom of who kidnapped my sister but it was too late. I found her body under an old bridge. Mutilated. She was dead. I had found her, but it was too late! I was so mad at myself and I was angry at the people who did this to her. I was so full of hatred for those rapers and killers, I had to do something about them. I had enough information on who they were and what slave market they ran.
This was no longer a missing person case but a homicide case now. The information about her corpse and autopsy was that she was killed anywhere from three to four weeks ago. These culprits likely froze her at the time of her death and chose a convenient time to dispose of her body alongside the old bridge.
The police obviously asked me loads of questions about the circumstances of how I found her. I answered obvious and direct questions but I didn go into many details and did not tell them I was investigating my sisters whereabouts. I disliked the police and did not trust them. I didn want them interfering with me and Im sure they wouldn want me meddling in their now-turned-homicide investigation.
Before the police came I found a message. The culprits had an encrypted message on my sister, which to say the least, made me more riled up to get revenge. The message was about blaming myself for ignoring their warnings to stay out of their business. Three long years of investigation, I had found out what group was responsible but the only interactions I made were through connections of connections of these people. In other words, these people were in the dark and hid their criminal activity so well by using subordinates to deal with the hard work. They were top of the pyramid but they had so many foot soldiers to do their work and hid