AMIP: Night GiftAMIP: Night GiftAMIP: Night Gift by ~Kezizi
The moon was high over Paris, washing over the rooftops and the crooked chimneys; leaving the streets in deep shadow. The city, elegant by daylight, was at night an entirely different world. One that was harsh and eerie. Mist crawled between the tallest buildings in a pale, drifting haze.
In the quiet, something stirred.
Something not human.
Silent as a ghost, a dark form appeared, creeping up the sloping side of a tiled roof. Its silhouette against the moonlight was monstrous; a hunched-over creature with spines bursting from the back of its tattered coat. Its face was that of an insect, with mandibles on either side of