Fortress of Doors
Chapter 3; Fortress of Doors
They had been flying for a while now, the mines long gone behind them. Alice and the Gnome passed some stalactites. A child was camping on a cliff-like piece. When he noticed the blimp, he jumped off.
To pass the time, and to give Alice Advice, the Elder Gnome started to tell her about the Fortress.
"There's a skool, inside the fortress, where you'll find certain items for a concoction that will make you small"
Alice asked, "What items exactly?"
As they kept on going, the Gnome started to get annoyed
"Items," He started, "Items, girl. You'll know them when you see them."
As they flew, the went near a Card Guard outpost. Most of them were out on patrol, the rest were playing cards. The elder Gnome tried to keep his distance from them
"Speaking of seeing things, we should avoid the Card Guards notice, Hang one," he said as he flew past a diamond bolt, "Ahh! Damnit, we've been seen."
A yell from the camp alerts the whole deck, came ou