CC:R2 Frozen Fears P.3CC:R2 Frozen Fears P.33 years ago in Introductions & Chapters More Like This
Round 2: Part 3
The rain had slacked off by the time the remaining herd of dogs and I had made it to yet another building. My fur was as soaked as I believed it could possibly get. My body felt heavier and on the verge of exhaustion. The strange priest seemed to feel much the same, his extra pelt appearing to weigh him down. Yet he did not bother to take the skin off. Instead he simply kept walking, his face held low under the pressure of the second head.
We stopped as the alpha dog picked two more pairs to enter the new human den. Harry had been sent out last trip, despite his detests. In his absence, I kept close to the pelt-wearing dog. Even though Harry's words kept echoing in my head to not trust him (along with my own internal nagging) for some reason I just couldn't help it. Perhaps my intuition had told me he was safe. Or maybe curiosity just got the best of me.
I kept silent as the assistants and Beyra went about their duties. Vendel w
CC:R2 Frozen Fears P.1CC:R2 Frozen Fears P.13 years ago in Introductions & Chapters More Like This
Round 2: Part 1
The sprinkling rain began to invade the small gathering one drop at a time. At first falling in mere short taps upon the concrete floor, it steadily grew into a more rapid pace. The majority of the dogs fled from the open ground to find shelter beneath the trees or human contraptions. Only a few brave dogs remained outside, letting the water pelt their fur with little care.
I could not stand the rain. I hated it just about as much as I hated running. I hoped we would not have to undergo another race for food, especially in a downpour. The other dogs likely thought the same with their tired eyes shining from under their hiding places.
Curling myself tightly under a metal human creation, I tried to ignore the wetness at my paws and face. A stream of water dripped down my muzzle and I ducked my head back underneath the covering. Letting out a tired sigh, I repositioned myself over and over, trying to find a more comfortable spot. N