Finally, the black, scaly things came from the shadows into the failing light. They looked like....giant centipedes. Red screamed and placed a hand over her mouth. Bugs were bad enough, but giant bugs? Too far. The things were at least five foot long with hundreds of thousands of little legs attached to their underside.
The first group was menacing, probably 15 of them. But what came out of the trees then was completely unexpected, and completely, breathtakingly terrifying. An entire army of those...things came sliding out of the trees, with their now ear splitting clicking sound. Birds flew out of the the trees squawking. There seemed to be more than 100 of them. Red gulped.
Then, the first one attacking, sending a stream of clicks and whistles to the others behind it, not unlike how dolphins communicate. It hurled it armored body at Red, enticed by her iridescent red locks. Quickly, she drew her knife and sliced the squirming thing in half, well,she tried to. Her knife made sparks against the black armor,but scraped the underside of the centipede. It made a screeching sound and died in a gloppy, green mess.
silence. Then, Red noticed a white centipede in the back,it stood up tall, perfect. It gave a wave of one leg, merely a twitch, but all of them. Allof those writing insect like things attacked.
"I've got a pocket full of poetry, got a head full of songs, a heart with wings. You couldn't tie me down to anything, and that's enough for me." -Pocket Full of Poetry
5000th post 8/3/13