"A great pity, Shed," said Fangor. "But without remedy. Shall we?"And with that, both rats bared their teeth and moved in on him. Gregor slashed at them with the torch sending a trail of sparks through the air. He held it in front of him with both hands, like a sword, fully illuminating his face.The rats pulled up short. At first he thought they were afraid of the flame, but it was something more. They looked stunned."Mark you, Shed, his shade," said Fangor in a hushed voice."I mark it, Fangor," said Shed quietly. "And he is but a boy. Think you he is ...?""He is not if we kill him!" Fangor growled, and lunged for Gregor's throat.The first bat came in so silently that neither Gregor nor the preoccupied rats saw it. It caught Fangor mid-leap, knocking him off course.Fangor plowed into Shed, and the rats landed in a heap. Instantly they regained their feet and turned on their assailants.Gregor saw Henry, Mareth, and Perdita zigzagging their bats above the rats' heads. Besides avoiding one another in limited space, they had to dodge the wicked claws of the rats. Fangor and Shed could easily leap ten feet in the air, and the sparkling ceiling of the cavern over the beach was not much higher.The humans began to dive at the rats, wielding swords. Fangor and Shed fought back viciously with claws and teeth. Blood began to stain the beach, but Gregor couldn't tell whose it was."Flee!" Henry shouted at Gregor as he whipped past him. "Flee, Overlander!"Part of him wanted to, badly, but he couldn't. First of all, he had no idea where to go. His boat was high on the beach, and the tunnel ... well, he'd rather take his chances in the open than in the tunnel if he had to deal with the rats.More important, he knew the Underlanders were only here because of him. He couldn't just run away and leave them to face the rats.But what could he do?At that moment, Shed caught the wing of Mareth's bat in his teeth and hung on. The bat struggled to free itself, but Shed held fast. Perdita came in behind Shed, taking off his ear with one stroke of her sword. Shed gave a howl of pain, releasing Mareth's bat.But as Perdita pulled out of her dive, Fangor leaped onto her bat, ripping a chunk of fur off its throat and hurling her to the ground. Perdita hit her head on the cavern wall as she landed and was knocked out. Fangor loomed over her and aimed his teeth at her neck.Gregor didn't remember thinking of his next move, it just happened. One minute he was pressed against the wall, and the next he had jumped forward and thrust his torch into Fangor's face. The rat shrieked and stumbled backward, right into Henry's sword. Fangor's lifeless body fell to the ground, taking the sword with it.Fangor's shriek finally woke Boots, who took one look over Gregor's shoulder and began wailing at the top of her lungs. Her cries echoed off the walls, sending Shed into a frenzy and disorienting the bats."How fly you, Mareth?" yelled Henry."We can hold!" cried Mareth, although his bat was spraying blood from its wounded wing.Things didn't look good. Mareth's bat was losing control, Henry was unarmed, Perdita was unconscious, her bat was gasping for air on the ground, Boots was screeching, and Shed was insane with pain and fear. Though bleeding badly, he had lost none of his speed or strength.Mareth was trying desperately to keep the rat from Perdita, but he was just one guy. Henry flew interference, but he couldn't get in too close without a sword. Gregor crouched over Perdita holding the torch. It seemed a fragile defense against the crazed Shed, but he had to do something.Then Shed leaped, catching Mareth's bat by the feet. The bat slammed into the wall and so did Mareth. The rat turned on Gregor.
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I have taken my mother to this place many times. Each time, we go the wait is 3 to 4 hours long. There are so many patients there it reminds me of some type of factory. That however, is not, the worst of it, they have cancelled her appointment three months in a row. I know, for some patients, that would really hurt their possibilities of their condition worsening. One time she went, and the her appointment had been canceled by a postcard we never received. THEN, because of the three cancellations, I made an appointment for her at the Cleveland Eye Clinic, I faxed the request to have her records faxed there one week in advance. The day before her appointment, I called the office to make sure this was done. Well, the lady that was in charge of this had been on vacation for a week (I guess no one takes over her duties when she leaves) she just got back that day. I was able to leave her a voicemail stating I needed to get those records over to Cleveland Clinic asap as my mothers appointment was the next day. Guess what, traveled all the way to Cleveland and do you think the records were there? NO - At the time of the call, I also asked to get into the patient portal, in the event that this would happens. They stated they would send an email within 24 hours with codes and directions to get into the patient portal, do you think I received this email - NO
Have gone here many times. They led me to believe that there wasn't anything further that could be done for my issue. They were stringing me along the whole time. One crude so called "Dr." even implied that I may have MS. Not professional at all. Went to another eye specialist at OSU and he knew what was causing my issue within 30 minutes. They obviously need to go back for some more education. Beware!
I will not recommend Midwest Retina. My surgeon was the only bright spot. I saw 2 other docs, 1 pre op & 1 post op. Both were abrupt, patronizing, & were obviously too busy to answer our questions. Only 1 tech introduced herself. No one else did over the period of 1 month (4visits) My husband & I are both professionals. I've worked in healthcare for almost 50 years. I was scolded by 1 front office staff as well as one of the docs for asking for my surgery report. Again, my surgeon, Dr. Chorich, was the only bright spot, very professional, & patiently answered our questions. Dr. H. & Dr. L.B. were rude & patronizing. I will tell my personal optometrist not to refer to this practice. The waiting time is totally unacceptable. 2 hours!!
I WAS IN THIS OFFICE WAITING TO SEE DR. kLISOVEK MY APPOINTMENT WAS 10:30, FINALLY AT 11:15 I GO BACK TO THE OFFICE TO GET MY EYE DIALATED SO THE DR. COULS ACCESS MY TORN RETINA, HE CAME IN STARTED LOOKING AT MY LEFT EYE, SAID THERE WAS A TEAR, CHECKED MY RIGHT EYE STATED THERE WAS A TEAR THERE, I GET SENT TO A WAITING AREA OF 30-40 PEOPLE WITH 2 DRS., IT WAS AFTER 12:00 THAT I FINALLY GOT IN TO SEE THE DR TO DO MY LAZER EYE TREATMENT TO REPAIR TORN RETINA, MY LEFT EYE WAS GIVEN A NUMBING TREATMENT I SAT THERE WAITING IN THE CHAIR FOR THE DR MEANWHILE MY EYE IS STARTING TO GET FEELING BACK, I SAT AND SAT THERE WAITING, I NEEDED TO CALL OFF WORK, I GOT UP AND ASKED THE NURSE TO USE THE PHONE AND WHEN I STODD THERE IN THE DORRWAY THE DR WAS OUT CONVERSING AND LAUGHING WITH OTHER STAFF, I MADE MY PHONE CALL, NOW FINALLY AT 2:00 DR COMES IN AND DOES THE LAZER EYE TREATMENT, I NOTICED THAT THE PAIN WAS ALMOST UNBEARABLE AT THE TIME, HE TOLD THE NURSE TO HOLD MY HEAD UP AGAINST THE LAZER MACHINE SO HE COULD KEEP ZAPPING IT, FINALLY AT 2:45 I WAS ALLOWED TO LEAVE. ON TUESDAY 9/22/15 I WENT TO THE CHILLICOTHE OFFICE TO GET MY RIGHT EYE LAZERED, MY APPT WAS 11:10, I HEARD NURSES TALKING THAT HE WAS IN THE BREAKROOM EATING LUNCH AND WATCHING T.V. I SAID I NEEDED TO LEAVE TO GO TO WORK AT 2:00, FINALLY AND LUCKILY BY THE TIME HE CAME TO DO MY SURGERY I WAS STILL NUMB AND THE PROCEDURE WAS NOT AS PAINFUL AND THE FIRST, I FEEL HE WASTES TIME, IS INCONSIDERATE TO HIS STAFF AND OTHER PATIENTS, I NO LONGER WANT TO BE AFFILLIATED WITH HIM IN ANY WAY.