The clearing where the pond was located was one of the greenest and most serene places the team had ever seen.
Just in the distance was the infamous Corpse Pond, staying true to the name. Bloated corpses of both animals and what looked like people were shriveled and floating just above the surface of the water.
In the center of the pond floated an exquisite golden flower. It seemed easy enough to swim in and grab, although the murky water surrounding it was daunting to say the least.
Wanting to get it over with, Zeke jumps in to snag the Lotus. He quickly noticed how numbingly cold the water is.
Before he can get any closer, Zeke realizes he is surrounded by a pack of amphibious dog-like creatures and swears as he fumbles for his weapon.