Priceless Treasures-Chapter 21
No Other Option
Ivy and Aden had been exploring Quicksand Cave for about an hour or so when they came across a large, cavernous area, in the center of which sprawled an enormous lake. "How pretty..." Ivy breathed as she took in the sight.
"Who knew?" Aden muttered, looking around the area for anything that stood out. That something came in the form of a light in the very center of the lake. "That light, is it...?"
Ivy soon spotted what Aden was looking at, and when she did, she felt her heart leap. Breathing a small gasp, she felt her feet moving her closer to the edge of the lake, to get a better look at the blue-green radiance beneath the water's surface. "C-could it be...?"
At the sound of this unknown voice, the area around the lake became considerably darker, as if a giant light had flickered out. Ivy froze in her tracks, unable to discern where the voice was coming from. W-what is t