I had new cupcakes to bake, a new treasure to hunt, and a new dragon in town - literally.
Who wouldn't be ecstatic filling their days with chocolate, trinket collecting, and martial arts training? Yeah...me. Because no matter how much chocolate I ate, I couldn't fill the dark pit in my soul. A darkness born from blood alchemy. A darkness that reeked of the black magic I now knew I was capable of creating.
Maybe it was time to walk away. But what if there were important things left to do? What if I was the only one who could do what needed to be done? I wasn't sure I could handle the responsibility, but as long as I had my chocolate stash and a good friend to back me up, I was willing to give it a try.
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