Through the Void - Chapter 6Throughout the morning, Terence stayed by Tumnus's side every minute. All through that time, at least one of his companions stayed with him. Susan would stay with him, then Oreius would take her place, and then Edmund later. Even Peter kept Terence company for a good while. No one had much to say, but it comforted Terence just to have them there, to know they cared. At one point, Sir Giles came into the room. The fox put his front paws on Tumnus's bed and rested his nose upon them, but he said nothing at all, only he looked very sadsadder than Terence ever remembered seeing him look before. He did not object when Terence reached over and gave him a light pat on the head.
As the morning passed into the afternoon, and the afternoon dragged on, Tumnus showed no signs of improvement.
He didn't seem to be getting worse, but he was getting no better, either.
Once or twice, the girls tried to convince Terence to eat something, but Terence wouldn't eat. Terence hadn't had anything since