Sometimes white is just what you need.
White can be the blank page of any story.
White is the fresh start your heart needs.
White is like a light the darkness, or a fluffy cloud, to calm you when you’re scared.
White, a brand new shirt.
White, the wish of a pure world.
White, the smell of fresh parchment.
White, like a set of shining teeth.
White is the color that I turn to relax, white is me!
Keys of Doom
The knight’s eyes swept the horizon. Snow. Snow. More snow. Nothing was there, just snow. As he surveyed the tundra, he could not help glancing at his staff. Or rather the ribbon on his staff, and the keys dangling from the ribbon. He was more than a sentry. He was of extreme importance to the Knights of Dawn. True, he had never been told what the keys opened, but he had a pretty good idea. The Knights always helped villages, and the villages gave them rewards. So now the Knights were multi-billion dollar people, but they kept everything medieval. They had one main villain, though. Omega. He was the opposite of everything the Knights stood for. Half the reason they had so much money was because half the villages they saved were Omega caused problems. And Omega wanted the keys, so he could become rich and powerful, and so the Knights would fall. Who knew whether Omega would become the new hero, or just continue to cause mayhem, but whatever the reason Omega would not get the keys. “Nothing to report. As usual. Just a snowy, Omega free tundra.” That was the knight on guard speaking. He was bored, but he knew it was necessary. But besides being the key holder, he was also the spine of the whole infantry. He was a master with all types of melee combat, and could use a crossbow. He could fight with his fists too. His preferred weapon was a greatsword. It was the widest, longest, heaviest sword anywhere. Most weight lifters couldn’t hold a sword like that with two hands. But he was different. He was so strong, he held it with one hand. That’s like a world record, times 10. Amazingly, he also wielded a wall shield. You probably don’t know what that is. A regular shield is small, wooden, and round. But some get tall, rectangular, wooden shields instead. These knights are usually good at the infantry charge. That is basically charging at your enemy, with your shield held in front of you, and the catching their sword in the middle, or the soft spot, and getting their sword stuck. Then they throw their shield, and therefore their opponents’ sword aside, and strike their opponent down. But with bowmen it is different. You run into them with your wall shield, knocking their bow aside, and then strike them down. This knight was a master at both. Then the knight saw something. It was a man, in ice blue and snow white colors. “Omega.” The knight muttered. The keys were the only reason he would venture out. The knight realized that for Omega to know he was on sentry, someone inside would have to tell him. The knight threw his staff, therefore the keys, into the castle entrance. There were two axemen as door guards. “Go. Tell the Captain Omega is here, and tell him to send reinforcements. And take the keys!” The guards moved as soon as the orders were spoken. “Oh no you don’t.” Omega said, and two heavy crossbowmen climbed out of the snow. They launched a barrage of crossbow bolts at the guards. One struck down the axemen on the left. His name was Matteo. “Matteo, No!” The knight shouted. But the other one, Owen, dodged the bolt intended for him, and kept on going. He grabbed the staff, and disappeared into the door. The knight looked back at Omega, and smiled. “You failed. You can kill me, but you still won’t get the keys.” Omega smiled back. “Oh, but that’s just it. If I kill you, the Knights will scramble to find a new key man. And while they are doing that, my informant will snatch the keys, and I will crush you, and those foolish Knights of Dawn, underfoot!” The knight’s smile faded, to be replaced by a hard look. “No, you won’t. I will deal with you, and then we will find your spy, and take care of him. Omega cackled insanely, and drew a short sword. “Bring it on! Because I’ve found a weapon that I can use. The short sword!” The knight’s smile returned. “The short sword?! Is he crazy? This will be a piece of cake.” He drew his greatsword and tower shield. He got of his horse, and he and Omega charged at each other. Omega’s first strikes were clumsy, but as he found his rhythm, his strokes were more dangerous. The knight could usually block really easy. But, as strong as he was, he could not account for the deadly speed that the short sword gave. The fight dragged on. During the fifth minute, Omega’s strength drained. He didn’t expect it to last this long. Then disaster struck. Omega lost his sword when he struck at the knight, and the knight chased him away. Then he returned to the castle. He saw Buck, the security chief, standing there with a squadron of short bow men and light crossbowmen. Buck was the best heavy crossbowmen they had. He was also the only other person who had access to the keys, aside from the Captain. “Hello Dom.” Buck said, while taking out his crossbow. “We got your message. Owen delivered it earlier. What were you doing?” “I was dueling with Omega.” “Yes, I know that I’m not dumb. I mean why?” “Because if I didn’t, he would have gotten past me and to the castle…” “…Where we, who had been setting up a camp, and gathered all the knights… just so you could steal the glory.” Buck was now polishing a scope. Wait a second, scopes weren’t allowed in The Knights of Dawn. That was enough to get you kicked out! “Hey, why do you have a scope?” “Because I deserve it. Look, I was kicked out when someone found out, and blabbed to the captain. Then, when I sniped Omega’s second in command off that horse, I was promoted back.” The knight Dominic nodded, but something seemed off. “Why would Omega send his best man into the fray like that?” he asked. “Because he’s an idiot.” “No, he’s not. He’s is one of the smartest men I know.” “Oh, I know that.” Buck said. “Then why did you say that?” Dominic asked. Then it dawned on him. “Because you wanted to fit into character!” he shouted at Buck. “That guy wasn’t really Omega’s second in command, you just told him it was, and Omega gave him the badge!” Buck nodded. “They were just drunks that Omega hired. After they fled, I tracked them down and killed them all. Stupid men. Then, I killed the knight that ratted me out.” “Nick. He wasn’t really killed in the battle, you killed him!” Buck rolled his eyes. “Then, when I started investigating, I killed all the knights that were onto me, and hid them in the snow.” “Bruce, Nikkial, and Schino.” Dominic said. Then he charged. Buck’s bow