Laurance never returned from the Nether. Garroth gave in and went back to O'khasis. Aphmau remained as the lord of Phoenix Drop. They never spoke to each other since then. The three of them used to be best friends--maybe, even more. But, all it takes is seven years of solitude for best friends to become estranged. -=+=- Artwork for the cover by santronix on Tumblr. All characters belong to Aphmau (@Empress_Aphmau).