Warning: Vore ahead
Read the description for more information on this story and how it works.
You grunt with surprise as your foothold crumbles beneath you, leaving you clinging to the sheer surface of the mountain by only your hands. The small stone that had supported your foot now topples away into the ocean of mist below, abandoning the young adventurer who now dangles precariously on the rock face. This was not the first time you’d had faced the danger of death on this journey, however, and your reaction is swift, calm, and focused. In a single movement, you bring your boot up to the niche where your hand is, bringing yourself into a stable but awkward position. You push down with your leg, hoist yourself further up, and find another handhold. You begin again the cycle of reach, pull, step, push, working slowly but steadily to the peak. Finally, as you’re reaching the end of your strength, your hand finds the ledge. Using the