The battle was taking its toll on both sides, though the attackers could not see what problems the defenders had. Tenser was safely on the ground inside the fort, staging his phantasmal archers on the palisade like a director, his actors, and a stage. Maintaining the spell was taxing, especially since the occasional arrow overshot the wall and came his way, but they all landed well clear of him.
Robilar would have run out of arrows already had Terik not found a spare quiver for him in the fort. They both peppered the attackers with real arrows, ducking in and out of the rank of phantasmal archers. The return fire was thinning out as the attackers ran low on arrows, but that meant that shots were being more carefully planned and aimed. The palisade was still a very dangerous place.
At any moment, one side was bound to crack...
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