...er corridor. Go that way!
He ordered. They undead guards obeyed.Once they were gone, he
motioned to Jade to follow. She followed the young slave to the
kitchens, where they escaped the palace through a back door. They
ran through the gardens and out into the city. A patrol of mamluks
spotted them before they could get any further. They moved in to
take the children prisoner.The boy sent out a
magic blast at the leader, blowing the zombie apart. He grabbed its
sword as it fell to the ground. Jade was in shock.Thats why Im
Destanes slave, the boy said. Im a sorcerer, too. He
stole me from my home four years ago.The other mamluks
attacked. The boy used the sword to fend them off. His skill with
the blade was incredible. He cut down several of the mamluks and
blasted two more.Where did you
learn? Jade started to ask.I grew up in a
palace, the boy said. My father is the Sultans grand
vizier. The guards taught me how to fight. He grabbed her arm.
Come on! More will be on the way!He got her to the edge
of the city. Spotting a peddlers horse and cart he took the
princess to it. He put her in. Get out of here as fast as you
can!Thank you so much,
she said. She hugged him tightly. I wont forget what youve
Princess, he said. Now hurry!With that, she raced
the horse out of the city and into th...