Armor. Everywhere he stared, Norrec only saw the same blood-colored metal plates. He
had thought that his shock and horror could not possibly grow worse, but simply gazing
at the rest of his body nearly threw the formerly steady soldier into complete panic. His
arms, his torso, his legs, the same crimson armor now hid all. To add to the mockery,
Norrec saw that he even wore Bartuc’s ancient but still serviceable leather boots.