as night fell over the floating city, so did the fog.
he walked along the damp streets, feeling blind and slightly too on-guard. foggy places always made the back of his neck tingle.
a hand grabbed his own and twisted it behind his arm, while another gloved hand muffled his voice, even though he made no sound. his leg lashed out, sweeping his assaulter`s feet from under him, the taller body hitting the walkay with a thump.
he trapped the stranger`s arms with his knees, bending his feet so they pressed into his stomach, and held his hand over the man`s mouth, left hand fliking open a blade he kept just in case. he didn`t threaten the man or, in fact, say anything, but he was at the ready to slash and sprint.
-why are you attacking me?- he carefully lifted his fingers.
-i wanted to knock you out so i could take you away without resistance. i need you to come with me.
- out. away. away from this city...below.
-i can`t tell you here. come with me, run away.you won`t ever ha