“I’ll hold them off!” he told her as he grasped his sword and faced the group of brigands advancing on them. “Go! Save yourself!”
She shook her head and replied, “No! You can’t take them all on by yourself. I won’t leave you!” She pulled the dagger from her belt and stood beside him, and he gave her a small smile.
The next thing they knew, the brigands suddenly dropped to the ground with arrows sticking out of their chests. A male voice called out from the surrounding trees, “You can put your weapons away. You’re safe now.”
Wondering who had saved them, they looked around for the source of the strange voice.
This post is part of the Tuesday Use It In A Sentence prompt, “save”: