'Through a Veil of Darkness', a Souunga centred drabble. Please forgive the creepiness and the abrupt ending.


The sword was slipped out of it's sheath quickly, with a light 'shing' sound to mark its appearance

The sword was slipped out of its sheath quickly, with a light 'shing' sound to mark its appearance. The sword's silver blade reflected the moonlight, highlighting the pale red streaks, stains of the blood of its ruler's enemies. It was led in a down stroke, through the body of the opposing demon, from the oni's shoulder to its hip.

Ah… the sword thought. This is better…

The silvery sword sliced through demon after demon, watching the crimson blood cascade to the ground to pool on the rocks. The sword hummed in itself, gladly following the course its master told it, but it danced its own way. It greedily drank the blood of its victims with sadistic thirst, as if it hadn't drank anything in centuries…