"Just when I thought I was a weakling..."
Maple stood at one end of the field. Sword in hand. Shield above her face. She let out a small whimper.
"Head up!" called Midnight from the other side of the field. "No hiding."
Midnight looked at the princess with a shield for a face. Slowly, a tuft of orange hair peeked from the top. Maple looked from behind her large shield and saw Midnight glaring at her.
Be brave. Be brave.
She clenched her teeth and her shield was then lowered. She wore a scowl on her face and let out a howl. "I'M READY, MIDNIGHT! I'M READY!" With that, she held her sword out and ran towards Midnight.
Midnight could only laugh at the way Maple became suddenly determined. She stood in place and let Maple run towards her.
Maple kept her running, but her scowl vanished as she saw herself approaching her target. "Midnight!!!! GET OUT OF THE WAY!! PLEASE!" Her voice cried in panic, but Midnight stood there, smiling.
D-Does she want