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exalted_gi:the_wolf_s_mind [2011/11/11 18:31]
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 Bah, always the optimist... Bah, always the optimist...
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 +//The desert air is sweet, still. ​ The winds are calm tonight, the sky is clear. ​ An insect chirps in the distance. ​ The sound of his pack brothers breaks the night, the soft rustle of sand as they glide through the dunes. ​ A scent on the wind.  Food.  As one the pack turns, sliding toward the new smell. ​ Sweat. ​ Humans. ​ A caravan. ​ The light of a campfire appears. ​ Food.//
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 +//His pack closes, circling the wagon, it's only one!  Strange, no one travels these wastes alone. ​ A single man sits beside the the fire.  Large man.  Food.  Bring the pack in.  One howls. ​ Fool.  Bring the pack in.  The man is unmoved. ​ Fool.  Close around him.  On top of the sand now.  He seems aware, not moving. ​ One of my brothers darts in.  Jaws wide.  Food.  He moves! ​ Fast.  A hammer swings out, catches my brother in the jaws.  Punishing fist.  He flies off.  The man stands. ​ He's very large. ​ He stops moving. ​ Fool.  Again, two now.  The man whirls. ​ Twice blocked! ​ The hammer catches my brother in the leg.  Crack. ​ He limps. ​ Useless now.  What is this man.  He stares into the night. ​ His eyes catch mine.  A fire?  A light? ​ It gets brighter. ​ Its burning like the sun-//
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 +Howl snorts and rolls up onto his feet.  The salty air of the sea invades his nostrils. ​ The less than gentle snoring of his companion provides counterpoint to the creaking of the ship.  Howl shakes his head and lies back down.  "If I had known then what I know now, would I have still followed him?"