Nightmares Vaesha awoke with a start. Her eyes flying open as she shot upwards as a scream escaped her throat. As she looked around, she gasped for breath, her undead heart racing in her chest with enough force that it could have jumped out. Once she had calmed her self down enough to get a good bearing of her surroundings, she took notice that her candle had been extinguished. She reached out for it, her hand shaking as she attempted to re light it using her magic, but not even a spark came. She jumped when she heard the sound of thundering footsteps reached her ears. The doors to her room flew open and a flood of amber light from the sconces in the corridor came into he room as Sedric stood there with a spell readied in his hands, an alert look on his face.
"Are you alright?" Sedric asked as he lowered his hands, his Vampire eyes picking up no threat hidden in the shadows.
Vaesha nodded, her lip q
Tavern Games 'Your target likes to frequent taverns to play cards. He carries an item that he uses to cheat at cards. The person who hired us wishes for us to procure that item. I rather send no one else but you since you always get everything done to the letter. return as soon as you obtain the object of interest.'
Rose smiled as she read the thin strip of parchment for the tenth time that night. The courier had been a raven, marking that this mission was important. The fact that she was chosen out off all her comrades made her smile. This mission was going to be a breeze. All she had to do was beat her target at cards, something that will be both a challenge and an easy task.
She sat in a corner, dimly lit by a small candle-sconce, sipping on a tankard of ale, her light blue eyes scanning the tavern for any card games occurring. Her target would be arriving soon and she needed to observe the games to know what types he liked. she took notice of a few H