My World And Welcome To It, IV

Bloodsport. I love bloodsport. We all do.

The ‘drome in Huziil is, in my opinion, the prettiest on Xia’saan. At night after the moons have risen, it glows like an ice palace lit from within. Seating is by lottery and if the Dark favors you, you’ll draw one close enough to the field to watch the action live. If not, you’ll just have to be satisfied with the holos. My favorite game is qint. Four warriors, eight swords. The warriors win points not just for each cut, but also for their skating style. It’s beautiful to watch. Sometimes–not often–the judges declare a match to the death instead of to yield. When that happens, you should see the chits fly! The betting board lights up like fireworks. I once made enough to take a three Maqu-standard month luxury cruise to Sydara and still had enough left over to buy a new flitter when I got back.

One Response to My World And Welcome To It, IV

  • The Heathen says:

    This one’s my favorite so far. I like the way the narrator insinuates the scene, as though the narrator is speaking with a comrade who share’s at least some of the narrator’s frames of reference.

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