A man held his finger to his ear while the woman in his company tutted and tapped her toe on the rough-hewn concrete floor. The courier had arrived at the lake and the portal was now open.
Parity is a form of betrayal when unsuccessfully applied. There are legions of usurpers ready for your seat.
Neon lights bled in to the rain, as the darkness cut past the artificial stone edifices. The first foot felt the water splash on its carapace, and knew that it was the first dawn.