Time Jump: Six months later.
Time Stamp: 19:40
Six months had passed since the Guardian Unit of Delmi had successfully killed the Necromancer and his Demon allies, preventing the demons from making a permanent hole between their realm and this one to invade through. About three days after they had returned to Delmi the Kilairi reported that all the soft spots and weakened areas in the barrier that seperated this world from all the others had suddenly healed of their own accord with no discernable reason why. The more religious among them had attributed to an act of one of the Gods or Goddesses but there was no proof of that either.
Autumn/Fall had turned to winter then winter had given way to spring. Aside from the occasional pack of feral lycans or the odd vampire who tried it's luck a little too close to Delmi's borders, all had been quiet for the last six months and the job of the Guardians had been relatively easy. The formation of Guardian Units in other towns and cities had proven successful and now most of the old bands of Supernatual Hunters were now paid and recognised Guardian Units. Although officially never named as a division soley for protection against supernatural evils the rumours had grown with some of the general population believing their true role. Even small villages now usually had between two and four Guards and Guardians each stationed.
True to their word the Kilairi had approached the Arl of Delmi and the Queen of Sandesina with diplomatic intentions and ambassadors and various trade agreements had been reach. Firearms were now becoming more frequently used by law enforcement and little bits of Kilairi engineering and technology were appearing in Sandesina although it nowhere near rivalled the unity in Tialyn's native universe. As ever in the Delmi area the Ellecrys Temple remained a place where the Kilairi lived although a small village had expanded next to it, allowing trade and where the Kilairi Ambassadors lived.
All was well and peaceful in Delmi... for now.
Joanna for her part was at the house that she shared with Talyn, lounging on the sofa in the living room. They'd gotten married a couple of months ago and moved into a bigger house thanks to the better pay they got as Guardians. At seven months pregnant she was officially on maternity leave. Graayth usually lead the nightly patrols around Delmi and those in the surrounding area now. It still felt a little strange, she decided as she glanced out of the window at the setting sun of what had been a lovely warm spring day. Normally she would be preparing for the nightly patrol by now. Jo still regularly attended the meetings and helped out with enough paperwork at the HQ to keep herself in the loop. But not tonight. Tonight she was going to stay at home. She patted her belly affectionately when the baby kicked her. It was worth it, especially when Talyn spoilt her rotten at every opportunity.
Graayth was in his hut on the outskirts of Delmi preparing for the nightly patrol of Delmi. The two teams of Guardians took it in turns. One week it would be Joanna's team, now temporarly his, the next week it would be Khazar's team and so on an so fourth. This was their fifth night of their week on duty. As usual Graayth didn't bother with the armoured version of the Guardian uniform, preferring his black cloth version modified with a few easy buttons to allow him to step out of it quickly when he wanted to shift into his beast form. He picked up his sheathed sword and clipped it about his waist, again the belt was designed with an easy clip that released it if he needed. He glanced out the window at the setting sun and nodded. Almost time to meet the others at the Guardian Unit HQ.
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Edited by Mikoto, 27 April 2012 - 09:29 PM.