Welcome to The Amulet Saga! Please see the bottom of this post for links to the other stories in this series (listed in chronological order of events, not of writing). And without further ado, I give you the latest installment.
Rina sliced a knife across her palm and squeezed splatters of blood along the trail, drops every few feet on either side of the path. She could only hope it was enough to ward off the creatures and allow for safe passage through the forest to her camp.
It had worked around the campsite, at any rate. Creatures had come near, sniffed the outer edge, their violet eyes glowing in the dim light, then wandered away.
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