She heard a scream from afar and without hesitation, she followed it to an alleyway that had death and despair written all over it. Everything had an eerie feel of abandonment; trash full of cans, broken glass, an outdated TV set, a broken telephone, decomposing leftovers of food – all scattered here and there.
It reminded her of the war. There was something in the air too. The place smelled like…magic. Spice, soap, smoke and earth mingled together. It made you dizzy and to the extreme, hallucinate, if you weren’t used to magic.