She had underestimated it.
The earth lurched, then she was on her back on the shuddering ground. It stilled even as she scrambled up. The demon must have had an earthquake spell already stored, otherwise it could never have reached outside the circle--
The circle, which was now broken in several places, useless. But there was the demon, motionless inside it. She crept closer. Surely its own spell hadn't killed it. Had it left its host? Where could it have gone...?
Hello, said a voice in her head. She tried to scream, but couldn't make a sound.
Another VisDare prompt!