Replacement (Part 1)Solara slowly opened an eye, keeping her breathing slow and even. It was early dawn, the sun had probably only risen several minutes ago. She could see its first few rays poke through the roofless tower. That was a good sign, especially because she could hear something out there.
It was small enough, she could tell. It sort of shuffle hopped around her room, occasionally moving on its feet then either jumping or flying a bit. It didn't make much in the way of sounds beyond the sounds of its movement. And it couldn't have been a ghost or a rattata, either. They were nowhere near as powerful as the creature she was sensing.
Finally, whatever it was, it had stopped moving. It was still out of her sight, she was pretty sure it was behind her somewhere. Then, there were a few thuds before she could hear the shuffling again down on the bottom level. Solara slowly rose to her paws, keeping her breathing nice and quiet. The wooden floors gave soft little creaks as she moved towards the giant g