“Von! You’re safe!” Her voice is filled with a mingling of concern and relief. Von runs towards the woman, shouting “Mom!” Soon, the two are embracing. The woman lifts her head with tears glistening in her eyes to regard you.
“My name is Lithari, strangers. You have my gratitude for bringing my son home safely. I am the Mayor of Garnet Town, and you are welcome to our hospitality.”
Turning back to her son, she hugged him again, happy that her son was back with her.
“Von, what happened?” she asked.
“I was out by the river trying to find some food, when some of those cyborg things turned up and tried to grab me. I was running for the bridge, when they arrived and absolutely stomped them into the ground.” He explained excitedly, the terror of the incident now seemingly lost.
“Mica blew one to pieces with her bike, Kidemonas stomped on them, Savant sliced through them like they weren’t there and Penny their leader saved me,” pointing to each of you in turn, “It was awesome Mum, they can stomp those Black Marketeers back into next week.”