Ah, I just had my first real taste of freedom!
While Master was away, I snuck over to the Moogle giving away adventurer appreciation gifts (I disguised myself as a new adventurer by gearing up as a Level 3 Monk). Moogle gave me a chocopass, and I knew just what to do with it!
I met up with my friend, another mule, Nakayla. We were going to make a break for the big city.
The chocobo renter in Windurst Woods gave me a dirty look as I traded her my chocopass. I swear the snot mumbled some obscenities about how some masters don't know how to control their slaves. Alas, I trudged on.
Wheeeeeee. To ride on the chocobo. I had always dreamed of such fancy.
Damn chocobo ran away before I even made it to Tahrongi Canyon. I think it somehow knew I was just a mule. I bet that stable person gave me a lemon chocobo. She better watch herself if I ever make it back to Windurst. I know some mules in Jeuno that can give me some poison to sneak in her Tortilla Soup.
The Crag of Mea! What a sight! I ran to it with stars in my eyes. You can be sure I grabbed my own teleport crystal. What Master does not know, will not hurt Master. She will never see the inventory of my key items anyway. I dream of one day experiencing the rush one gets from being teleported.
Meriphitaud Mountains. What a dismal place. Adventurers don't even bother coming here anymore after the New World was discovered. I could not even set my home point, in the event of something unfortunate happening, the beastmen were in control of the area. Luckily, I only had to sneak by the random Goblin or Yagudo. Those big lizards are really ugly. Reeree showed me a skin once. How gross.
Sauromugue Champaign. Ah, I could smell the big city. There were even towers and walls all around that seemed to have once been a part of the metropolis somehow. There were many more Goblins in this area, and scary dinosaur-type beasts. It was not long before Nakayla met her fate. Luckily, her Master had made me do a Moogle event one time and I had a Charm Wand +1 to show for it. Phew. She had Reraise on, and ran through the whole place with only 1 Health Point! I am certain she left quite a trail of blood.
Jeuno! I had finally made it! I was still coursing with adrenaline, when I realized my friend had not yet arrived. I was worried, as dark was coming on, and she was leaving such a scent of blood. I watched as she neared the giant gates of Jeuno, ready to welcome her with open arms. She never made it. Soooo close. Just over the hill and she would have seen the gates waiting to greet her.
Head down, I returned to Jeuno, to summon my master. Defeated, I had to beg her leave her adventures in the Maze of Shakrami to raise my friend.
The moment she leaves Jeuno, though, you can bet I will be having adventures of my own in the big city!