Steven Universe Fanfic - Chapter 1.5 The Technician and the Tactician
Ruby was paralyzed by the scene unfolding before her. Her eyes bulged out of her head and her arms shook uncontrollably. What unnerved Steven the most, though, was that she wasn’t giving off any heat; she was as cold as a chalkboard.
“Ruby, what is it?” Steven pleaded, gesturing to the strange creatures spawning around them. Each one seemed to be an amalgam of two body parts, mostly arms and legs. There were pairs of hands connected at the wrist that could only flop in place. A leg from the knee down was connected to a whole arm, and it kicked wildly. There were a couple pairs of symmetrical arms, joined at the bicep, which could crawl in a way that was sickening to watch.
“These…” Ruby began before whacking a pair of hands like it was a game at Funland. The digits poofed, revealing two gem shards bound together through unknown means.
Steven began to speak but was cut off when Ruby yelped and threw the thing