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"J" is today's letter, almost halfway through the challenge!
Two characters from "Forces of Mist" have names starting with the letter "J" - Jackson (The Mist Warrior) and Jennings (a resistance fighter), so this letter was an easy task to complete.
Oh, and I need to express a language warning in this excerpt! Please don't be offended, it is used with the intent of showing the personality of the character using the offending language.
Jennings was more cautious, hesitantly making his way towards her, not taking his eyes from Jackson, who still stood at the entrance of the cave.
Sarah gestured for Jackson to join them and he showed one of his abilities, by transporting instantly to her side.
“Jackson, this is Jennings and Roberts, we have been sent to find what your troops are organising up this way and why the sudden movement.”
“What the fuck are you doing?” Roberts yelled at Sarah and pushed her abruptly in the shoulder, in an aggressive, tactless manner, forcing her to stumble a few steps backwards.
Jackson immediately intervened, engulfing Roberts within his tentacles of mist, slamming him into the cave wall.
Jennings ran over to his companion, checking if he was seriously hurt, then looked at Sarah, “Care to explain?”
Sarah took a deep breath, “Jackson here,” she gestured towards him, “is on our side. He works under cover and relays messages to the commander. He has been a vital link in our survival so far.” She smiled at Jackson and took his hand in hers, before continuing.
“That’s bullshit! I bet you are in cahoots with this arsehole and this is some cock and bull story to keep us off your arse!” Roberts closed in on Sarah again and stood face to face with her, towering over her in an intimidating stance, not caring about the threat of Jackson, hovering nearby.
She stood her ground, not giving into his anger and ignoring his outburst, “Jennings, please remove Roberts from my personal space and ensure he calms down. Try to instil some reason into him. We are still a team on a mission and if you are unable to convince him of this, let me know.” She glared at Roberts as Jennings pulled him away, taking him to the other side of the cave to try and talk some sense into the man.