Loot Mule – 1.3 – Clothed with Humility

Rain pattered heavily against the cobblestone pathways and tiny streams trickled down the cracks of the long-forgotten stonework, forming into a puddle at the edge of an alley. It was short and narrow, darkened with long walls on either side looming overhead. In the middle, between tossed goods and binned foods, lay Cooper. Water seeped …

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Loot Mule – 1.2 – One for All, but All for Me

Morning faded and the sky brightened into the rich hues of an early-rise orange. The waves of fatigue washed over Cooper, drenching his bones in a weary contempt. His eyes stung from the light and his stomach panged for food, leaving him with dizzying nausea. He considered nibbling while walking but found himself cautious of …

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Loot Mule – 1.1 – Clockwork Bread

“Ah! Cooper, my dear,” Mariana said, “I wasn’t expecting you so soon. Come in, quick, the air is nippy this morn’.” “Expecting trouble?” Cooper asked. “I’m expecting customers,” Mariana replied, giving one final glance outside before locking the door behind Cooper. Although he was no stranger to Mariana’s bakery, it never ceased to amaze Cooper …

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