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Force of Iron Chapter 4Force of Iron
Departure and Reunion
A woman yelled in her bed chamber from the pain of childbirth. She heaved and groaned as the child within her made its way into the world. It was the middle of the night and she was exhausted. Finally she relaxed as a newborn's cries echoed through the room.
'It's a boy,' exclaimed the midwife proudly, as she handed the newborn babe to its mother.
Sweat dripped from her brow, her hair was plastered to her scalp from the moisture. Yet despite how tired she was, she smiled as she looked at her wailing son.
As she held him in her arms he slept peacefully. Suddenly the now familiar pains of childbirth returned. Thankfully the midwife was still around to help.
A maid took the newborn son from his mother's arms, and rushed him off to see his father, while his mother gave birth to yet another child.
Hours later another son was born, the spitting image of his brother. Upon seeing her second son, she was as happy as she was when her 1st son was born
Force of Iron Chapter 3Force of Iron
The Truth: Part One
A Fire Nation royal vessel chugged across the expanse of the big blue, heading homeward. On the horizon the sun was setting, it was twilight, and the darkness of night was quickly sweeping across the sky. The shipped continued on its path across the sea, unaware and unprepared for the approaching danger. For several smaller ships, hiding in the darkness, sneaked up on the royal vessel, preparing to attack. They would finally have their revenge, and their redemption.
Meanwhile on the ship, a young Fire Lord sat in his office, conversing with some of his council members, and generals.
Suddenly an injured crew member stumbled into the office, reporting that the ship was being over run by an unknown band of rouges. Everyone, even though they were taken completely by surprise, prepared to fight.
The rouges stormed throughout the ship, killing every one in their path. The attack was like a tsunami, unexpected yet powerful. They raged their way into
Bye Bye HawkeyeBye Bye Hawkeye
Riza Hawkeye always considered her life to be pointless without a hope for the future. It all began when she lost her mother and continued with her father distancing himself from her. She had long considered herself one of those people that where doomed from the start, that is until she met him.
It wasn't until she met Roy Mustang, a young man with high hopes for the future, his future that is. He showed up at her father's house one day asking to be tutored under him and learn the ways of alchemy. Riza couldn't help but admire him and his goals from afar and wished she could have the goals and hopes that he did.
But eventually he mastered the basics of alchemy and left town. It wasn't until several years later that he came back a soldier for the Amnetris army, ironically the day Riza's father died. It was then that she finally got the nerve to talk to him and to her surprise he responded and said that she should consider joining the military. At the time she wasn't
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