Title:When the Rules Change
Character/s: Elyan, Merlin
Summary: What happens when Elyan leaves The Game
Prompt: #44: silence
Author's Notes: This is a little teeny follow up to Rules of the Game which is a kind of Merlin/Tron fusion story.
A door opened; light pierced his eyes. The boy stepped through, he followed.
The door closed with a “snick;” then there was silence. Elyan’s ears buzzed. He stood, unsure of what came next.
“I’m taking you home now,” said the boy whose eyes flashed gold. He turned and took a step down the corridor.
Elyan reached out, he tried to say, “Wait,” but nothing came. His heartbeat echoed in his ears. Raspy breath puffed out, condensed in the chilled aseptic air.
Still powerless, he set one foot in front of the other, knowing that at least the course had changed.