*, *:before, *:after { -webkit-box-sizing: border-box; -moz-box-sizing: border-box; box-sizing: border-box; } body { text-align: center; background: #00C8FF; } p { font-size: 1.6em; font-family: 'Lato', sans-serif; background-color: #fff; padding: 1em; color: #002240; margin-top: 0; } /* .button */ .button { display: inline-block; position: relative; margin: 1em; padding: 0.67em; border: 4px solid #FFF; overflow: hidden; text-decoration: none; font-size: 1.2em; outline: none; color: #FFF; background: transparent; font-family: 'raleway', sans-serif; } .button span { -webkit-transition: 0.6s; -moz-transition: 0.6s; -o-transition: 0.6s; transition: 0.6s; -webkit-transition-delay: 0.2s; -moz-transition-delay: 0.2s; -o-transition-delay: 0.2s; transition-delay: 0.2s; } .button:before, .button:after { content: ''; position: absolute; top: 0.67em; left: 0; width: 100%; text-align: center; opacity: 0; -webkit-transition: .4s,opacity .6s; -moz-transition: .4s,opacity .6s; -o-transition: .4s,opacity .6s; transition: .4s,opacity .6s; } /* :before */ .button:before { content: attr(data-hover); -webkit-transform: translate(-150%,0); -moz-transform: translate(-150%,0); -ms-transform: translate(-150%,0); -o-transform: translate(-150%,0); transform: translate(-150%,0); } /* :after */ .button:after { content: attr(data-active); -webkit-transform: translate(150%,0); -moz-transform: translate(150%,0); -ms-transform: translate(150%,0); -o-transform: translate(150%,0); transform: translate(150%,0); } /* Span on :hover and :active */ .button:hover span, .button:active span { opacity: 0; -webkit-transform: scale(0.3); -moz-transform: scale(0.3); -ms-transform: scale(0.3); -o-transform: scale(0.3); transform: scale(0.3); } /* We show :before pseudo-element on :hover and :after pseudo-element on :active */ .button:hover:before, .button:active:after { opacity: 1; -webkit-transform: translate(0,0); -moz-transform: translate(0,0); -ms-transform: translate(0,0); -o-transform: translate(0,0); transform: translate(0,0); -webkit-transition-delay: .4s; -moz-transition-delay: .4s; -o-transition-delay: .4s; transition-delay: .4s; } /* We hide :before pseudo-element on :active */ .button:active:before { -webkit-transform: translate(-150%,0); -moz-transform: translate(-150%,0); -ms-transform: translate(-150%,0); -o-transform: translate(-150%,0); transform: translate(-150%,0); -webkit-transition-delay: 0s; -moz-transition-delay: 0s; -o-transition-delay: 0s; transition-delay: 0s; }
 

Valkyrie Chapter 5

Updated: Mar 20

Arald was getting twitchy, he always hated having to wait. He kept reaching for the dagger sheath on his belt. Bodvar took another look at the village. Occasionally they were given a curious glance, but no one seemed to care enough to approach. If traders come this far north, no doubt they are used to it.

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