…“Your descent into madness has clouded your judgment my lord, and that is something our cause cannot be subjected to,” Jacob hisses through tightly clenched teeth as he draws his blade and trains it upon where Luca’s crouched mass lies. “I must take control of our armies and complete what we as a people started!”
A hideous cackle erupts from with the huddled form. “You think MY people will FOLLOW YOU!” he spits venously as he uneasily gets to all fours and casts a vicious glare upon Jacob. “You must be MADDER than I appear to BE if you think they will FOLLOW YOU!”
“They have followed ME through dangers far grander than these, and they will follow me still, long after you are gone.” he hisses through clenched teeth.
“A-And what of the w-witch? Do you think she w-will let you d-deviate from the p-p-path she has ordained?”
“The WITCH will befall the same punishment you are about to be dealt! MY people need a leader who is making decisions for them, instead of themselves! My choices today will bring about a utopia tomorrow, filled with desires that ALL will be benefit from.”
Luca laughs with a mocking tone, “Then she a-already has you!”….