Wander || Chapter 2More Like This
Jude slept deeply, the pain from his (now healed) infected wound no longer hindering a good night's sleep. He was accustomed to camping out under the whim of the weather. The thunder and beating rain was like a lullaby to him.
For likely the first time ever in her lifetime, Pen had slept through a thunderstorm and outside, no less. However, her rest was cut short in the morning by the abrupt movement of the giant she'd been resting with: a groggy groan escaped him as he rolled onto his back and tossed off the heavy quilt. It had become unbearably stuffy under the blanket; trapped humidity from the dampness the rain had imparted.
The cleric's eyes shot open and she masked her surprise as he moved- nearly crushing her in the process! She'd been lucky... And honestly, Penelope thought it best not to inform Jude of that last predicament.
Instead, she bolted from the bedding and headed for the tall tree the giant had used as back support the previous night nearby to start up a small f
Wander || Chapter 1More Like This
"God…" Jude sucked in air sharply.
He ran a hand through his short golden brown hair and closed his eyes, trying to ignore the pain. His arm was killing him. He had mentally bashed himself for three days now- for reaching for the wrong rock in climbing the mountain face. The jagged rock left a nasty gash in his arm. He had bandaged it up to the best of his abilities, but his job involved camping out in the deep of woods many a night, and the lack of proper sanitation was taking its toll. When the sun began to sink in the sky, he removed his camouflage and started a small fire. Leaning back against a sequoia, Jude unraveled the dirty strip of bandage and groaned.
"Oh that is definitely infected..."
For many, life on the road sucked complete and utter ass. And Penelope was no different in that opinion. Pen liked warm beds with roaring hearths crackling with fragrant alpine logs that smelled of heavy wood and sap and moss. She liked her warm, woolen blanket, a thick piece she'