...self as far back against
the seat of the car as he could; watching as the Manticora
dug around for him with one paw that was easily as big as the Boy Wonders
face. Those massive claws were even worse- Robin shuddered at the thought of
what would happen if the Manticora did manage to get
hold of him.Why are you hiding in there? Come out, come out purred
the refined voice of the lion monster above him.For one minute, the shadow of the Manticora
moved away. And then, its powerful tail came lancing into the car. The stinger
gashed an arm-length hole in the seat next to Robins leg, and then withdrew.
The scorpion tail lashed into the car again- landing just above Robins head.
Robin grabbed out to it.The Manticora jumped backwards in
surprising, dragging Robin up out of the car. The Manticora
dropped its tail down in front of its face. Robin
dangled from the end, and the two stared at each other for a moment, neither
one moving. Well, arent you clever, the Manticora
growled.I try, Robin replied, and kicked the Manticora
in the eye. The Manticora snarled, recoiling, and its
tail shot backwards as well. Robin let go, jumping nimbly to the ground, and
ran for cover as the enraged monster pursued. The monsters shrieks of rage
seemed much more animalistic now- it was humiliated and insulted and wasnt
going to let this little human get away with his tricks for any longer.T...