I could sense another next to me. I put my hand on his shoulder. ‘The darkness is overwhelming. All is lost.’ Halen whispered.
‘Take courage my friend. All is not lost. Do not focus on the darkness around you. Think about the light Arkia has placed in your heart.’
‘It seems such a small thing compared to this vast darkness. How can such a small light make a difference?’
I smiled and lifted my staff. ‘Arkia, the Keeper of Light, illuminate the way,’ I prayed.
My staff began to glow providing us light. ‘Even the smallest light is able to chase the darkness away. Come let us find our friends.’