Buddo was going plaid when he suddenly stops. We're not at Amanohashidate, but in the middle of nowhere.
"Uhh." I look around. "Bud, where are we? This isn't where Rowen is."
Buddo nods, like, 'yeah, I know'. He starts to run, but not nearly fast enough. Frustrated, Buddo growls and slows down.
"What's going on, Bud?" I pat the demon horse's thick neck. "Do we need to stop for a sec, or what?"
Anzen is perched on the horse's backside, and starts to growl. The big, white raven's feathers puff up and it moves from foot-to-foot, slowly stepping side to side, fixated on something behind us.
"What's going on, guys?" I can't see anything, but I'm starting to feel like I'm being watched. "Just go, Bud; don't worry about ludicrous speed, just run."
The feeling of uneasiness grows, like something's coming.
"Go." I can hear footsteps now. "Go, go go, go!"
Then just ahead of us, is a familiar shape. O