All is calm on the edge of the forest. Not one bird stirs, everything is either asleep or sheltering from the rain that falls, hard as hammers, ringing out against the plants like machine gun fire.
Out of the darkness, a shape looms. It rapidly becomes a red blur, and blazes into the forest.
At eye level, a trail of golden light glimmers before disappearing into the night.
Then, a few minutes later, four figures follow, at a slower speed, one blue, one silver-grey, one red and one black.
Fifteen minutes earlier...
Greg stormed out into the night, leaving SR confused and slightly bewildered.
What just happened? she murmured to no one in particular, still staring at the open door.
No idea, that was Silver, just as dazed as she by his sudden action. In the background the sound of a door bashing against the wall as it was thrown open could be heard, along with the sound of running