I tend to write 18+. Please don't read unless comfortable with more adult content
The Magi were able to keep some creatures under their control and the Harpies were one of them. Their skills and strength allowed them to be one of the best as border patrol. With the borders under such a careful watch, no one could make it past easily.
My village is a mere 13 miles from the Dark Lands. The border is not spoken but the rule is to never cross it. There are villages like mine all along the border as sentries to battle the evil on the other side. very few actually know what is over there. Most who go over never return. those who do die quickly from insanity or wounds.
THE DEMAND "Dreknalsen!" "Yes, My Lord?" "Where are my results?! If we are to invade the human world then we need an army. One strong enough that they couldn't fight back if they wanted to. One where we will rule supreme over both worlds. Where both realms will belong to me and my brothers!" The torches flared at the faceless lords anger.