Hey Poptropicans, this is a guest post by HeartOfEnder. Enjoy!
Heart is back, and it’s been a while! Originally I wanted to finish writing part 4 of my fanfiction, The Witch’s Heart, before school started again, but then I kinda procrastinated with other projects, especially a certain video game about squids… and here we are.
Now where did we leave off? Oh right, the cliffhanger of what is happening in the castle! All we know is that it’s bad and “he” is behind it all. Well, let’s not leave ourselves hanging and find out the answer!
Inside the castle, mysterious royal GUARDS with purple eyes walk around aimlessly, carrying barrels of strange liquids, spears, and paper clips. ALOUETTE watches from the balcony. The GIANT DRAGON also flies up to the castle to take a look.
Wow, this island can’t get a break. First some guy steals happy endings, now we have this.
A WHITE DRAGON resembling an older version of Pearl is forced into to a different room by royal GUARDS carrying spears.
This doesn’t look good. Why are they enslaving dragons? Is this why you came to the castle, so you could warn us about this?
The GIANT DRAGON nods.
Guess I’m back on the job again — ’cause I don’t think anyone would believe me if I said the entire castle’s guards were being mind controlled.
ALOUETTE casts an illusion spell that makes her look like the mind-controlled royal guards, before hopping down from the balcony and following the enslaved WHITE DRAGON.
The GUARDS take the enslaved dragon to a room with multiple chambers filled with purple goop. One of the guards forcibly removes the dragon’s scales and throws them inside a machine, which starts producing purple goop.
This will be enough to mind-control the entire village!
Wow! How much is needed to mind-control this entire island?
ALOUETTE starts putting the pieces together: White dragons are enslaved for their scales, which are used to make purple goop, which is used to mind control Poptropicans. She snaps her fingers, removing the illusion spell around her.
Hey, you guys can’t be doing evil without me!
The mind-controlled GUARDS turn around, but they’re attacked by a series of fireballs and are knocked unconscious.
First lesson to saving the world, do it in style!
ALOUETTE removes the chains around the WHITE DRAGON, who seems relieved that they are no longer enslaved.
Great, now I continue along my way!
ALOUETTE travels through the castle, along the way fighting guards, freeing dragons, and turning off machines, before finally reaching the very familiar throne room.
This was where that Rumpel guy decided to leave without being defeated. Would be funny if he just showed up right now.
As if on cue, the room fills with purple smoke, which scares Pearl, who hides in Alouette’s bag. When the smoke clears, a very familiar tall figure is standing on the king’s throne.
So we meet again, witchlet.
Ohohoho, Rumpel is here, that can’t be good. Guess we’ll have to wait to see what he’s planning this time…
I apologize for the slight delay in chapters, because school is now a thing again! Hooray! Besides that, I’ve been eyeing lots of games coming out soon, so it may be a while before my next writing update.
The Witch’s Heart is a short story from the universe of Storm’s Calamity, which is available to read on Tumblr and Quotev. You definitely want to check it out, because things are about to get serious over there. (If you thought chapter 5 was crazy, you aren’t ready for what’s next!)
Hope you enjoyed this guest post by HeartofEnder. If you did, you might also enjoy her Pop Worlds house tour and intro of her Popsonas.
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