Black Rider Pt 2 Ch 5Shelly and Emina made their way back to their parent's grotto. Both quickly found the nearest seats, exhausted.
"Girls? Any luck?" Ceylara asked.
"We searched the entire town, mother," Shelly replied. "Nobody has seen him."
Ceylara sighed. "I see."
"It took all afternoon Mother, the ceremony is two days away. Certainly, Gregory would not have left?" Shelly asked.
"Everything I have known about your beloved has shown me that Greg is not the type of man to leave you high and dry," Ceylara said. "Unless, you're on dry land ."
"Sister, I will go and ask everyone I know again," Emina held her sister's shoulders warmly. "I have heard a few people on land say that it is bad luck for the the bride and groom to see one another before a union is performed. Perhaps Gregory wishes to do something similar here?"
"He would've told me " Shelly wimpered.
"I will send word to your father, Shell
Black Rider Pt 2 Ch 4Jeanette explained the events of the battle up to the point when her ability to grant wishes was mistakenly revealed to the Black Rider. He offered her a cup of warm tea and offered a listening ear to the tale in its entirety.
"Tracker has a tendancy to act before thinking out everything I don't believe she intended to give away your abilities so readily."
"I'm just lucky that he didn't make any other wishes, Dr. Chase. The powers that my magic is capable of I'm far too dangerous." She sipped from the still steaming cup of tea. "I feel that I cannot be called on the help them any longer. If he makes another wish in my presence who knows what he might wish for."
"Hmm " Dr. Chase turned towards his computer and brought up a CCC tracking program. Similar to the one Michelle had on her computer but plugged into a better scanner similar to Specter's computers, this program is able to track CC
Black Rider Pt 2 Ch 3Shelly had listened to her sister's stories that morning, and although she was interested to hear how Emina had been over the past few months, her curiosity had came to the breaking point.
"Emmy, you didn't happen to see Gregory on your way here, did you?" Shelly asked.
"No, dear sister I had thought he was with you?" Emina turned towards Ceylara. "Mother?"
"Not this morning, dear," Ceylara replied.
Shelly crossed her arms and paced the room, swimming back and forth. "Isn't that strange? He's been gone far too long."
"Shelly dear, Cannalet told me this morning that he was working on something for your ceremony why not go check with him?"
"Emina, will you come too?" Shelly asked.
Emina kicked her purple fins and followed Shelly outside.
Nauridia was swimming along the lower caverns of Undarra with a trio of coral cakes in a small cloth sack. She swished her bluish green fins quietly and stopped suddenly when Cannalet spo