Zatanna is left alone for a while

by 80sRich
Storyline Zatanna: Demonic Collar
Characters Zatanna
Previous Chapter It turns out the collar doesn't like her trying to break the chain

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Zatanna fell to the ground gasping, she was barely concious, the collar had choked her for much longer and harder than it did last time. All she could concentrate on was breathing, the stale dungeon air filling her burning lungs felt so good. She took huge gulps of air and brought up her hand to wipe away her tears. 

She could feel her back getting wetter as it was pressed against the slimey wall. Her smart black jacket absorbing the slime. She shifted away from the wall, still feeling weak, that was about all she could do. She lay on the hay for a few moments, her face only inches away from her high heels still so shiny even in the low light of the dungeon.

Eventually some of her strength came back and she pushed herself into a sitting position, she couldn't just sit here for ever.

She examined the chain, had she managed to weaken it at all? She traced her bare hands along the cold links. All of them strong, and all of them unbroken. Zatanna traced the end of the chain to the wall, it was attached to a giant metal ring that was embedded into the stone. She then traced her hands back the length of the chain to find out how it was attached to the collar. There was a small ring between the collar and the chain, this could be a weak spot.

It was then she felt that there was writing on the collar. She tried to trace the shapes with her fingers. They seemed familiar, but without being able to see them she couldn't translate them. If she could write the shapes down she might be able to work out their meaning, maybe they'd contain a clue to what this collar was and maybe how she could escape. She patted down her jacket and waistcoat looking for anything she could write with. Finding nothing she looked at the slime, she could write in that, but what with, she then looked reluctantly at her high heels. 

Picking the heel without her gloves in it, she picked it up, and with one hand at her throat Zatanna began writing down the symbols into the slime on the floor.

It was time consuming, and got difficult around the back where her hair over hung the collar but it was something to do. Something was much better than screaming or sobbing. 

Eventually she sat back and looked at the completed symbols.


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gothamalleyviper - 10/4/2015 11:43 AM
Can Someone please pick up the next chapter on Fempoclyse Happened? I would like to take a look at other parts of the DC world but am not that familiar with areas outside of Gotham or Metropolis.
colleem - 10/3/2015 2:00 AM
just as an hint. in my chapter the Baxter Building will have a total Blackout. just if you guys want to work on your next chapters in the meantime
colleem - 10/3/2015 1:57 AM
Think i will start a Susan Chapter today with focus on Reed and the Nun. will not go to much in detail what is with her but some very strange things will happen
ESchorcho - 10/1/2015 11:43 PM
Also, feel free to add to the story now.
ESchorcho - 10/1/2015 11:43 PM
Let me know what you think of the Mephisto chapters.
ESchorcho - 10/1/2015 12:37 PM
Should have more Mephisto in a bit to go along with the other new chapters.
gothamalleyviper - 9/29/2015 6:25 PM
I had the idea when I read the Disney Chapter of the Cursed costume and that was before anything from Monster Candy.
gothamalleyviper - 9/29/2015 7:40 AM
What would the Movie "Knocked up" look like if it stared superheroes? How would it get started? Who would be the unlikely couple?
Gorel - 9/28/2015 11:00 PM
Hey Anarchy let me know if you can't post, I can sub in.
gothamalleyviper - 9/28/2015 8:55 PM
New Posts, Feed back is requested.

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