"Help!" the beleaguered young man shouted as the sword-wielding man reached for him. Lykos couldn't wait for the other armed men to declare themselves. Even if they were bandits, he wouldn't stand back and do nothing while the boy was harmed.
Either way, Narses wouldn't allow them to take Lykos unawares.
Lykos dropped his pack on the ground and raced to the youth's aid. Narses cursed at him in at least two languages and by as many pantheons. Like it or not, it's your problem now.
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