That's it for Veldron, everyone; from here on, the story is told by Helaron.
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Helaron 26 Helaron's Saga 26: Happily Ever AfterHelaron 26 by eco-r1
By the time we made it to the bottom of the mountain, everybody was out of the rubble and all injuries had been bandaged. A person whom I was sure I hadn't seen among the abductees earlier was also picking his way through the rubble, holding a severely dented helmet the right way round with one hand.
"Veldron!" Polaron exclaimed.
"Not in the mood, kid. Which one of you idiots exploded a lair on top of me?"
"Uh, that particular idiot is dead."
"He was decapitated. And riddled with bullets. And then he caught fire."
"Oh. That sounds pretty dead."
I went to find my team.
I found Longtooth at the edge of the group, watching everyone. "So the captain never caught up with us."
He shrugged. "I know what it's like to need to tear someone's throat out with your own hands. Figured you'd never forgive me if I let somebody else do it."
"Where is he?"
Longtooth pointed. The Captain was talking to a very weary looking Seer. Nearby, Mirror wa
Helaron 25 Helaron's Saga 25: Final Boss (2)Helaron 25 by eco-r1
River stared up at Clockwork. "What do you want? How the hell did you get up here so fast?"
"The cyborgs you designed are not the best for combat, but they have amazing potential for speed," Clockwork said. "Ross, you have to turn yourself in. This can't go on. You've gone too far, don't you see? This plan, you've "
"Oh, what do you know, Clockwork?" River snapped. "You abandoned us! You abandoned the game! You just up and quit the villain business when you what the hell is so funny?!"
Clockwork had burst out laughing. Still giggling, he shook his head. "You just called me Clockwork. I'm amazed that you know me as Clockwork at all I don't think Clockwork's ever met you, has he? Do you seriously not recognise me?"
River looked lost for words. After a moment he said, "I don't understand."
"Think, Dr River. You gave me this face, don't you remember? I wanted to look younger, I wanted to disappear, so it was your goodbye prese