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Pancake dinner merrily done away with, they erected the shelters and stowed their equipment. The moose, familiar with procedures, folded their long legs under their bodies and chewed cud. In a way Ting seemed aware of the danger Kal had been in, and perhaps her part in it, because she watched her rider's every move. When Kal sat down to lean her back against the moose, she got thoroughly snuffed as if Ting wanted to apologize and check if she was all right. Oss filled their bur cups with herbal tea from a pot. Nearly all of the botanicals in it had seen medical or ritual use throughout human history, but mostly they tasted nice. He sat down heavily and leaned on his moose too, handing Kal a cup.
“What about these alleged horse riders then?” Kal asked. “I've heard more convincing stories from you.”
“Well, of course! A good
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When Oss returned the moose were chewing sallow twigs with every sign of enjoyment and Kal had managed to change out of her wet clothes – it was only then he realized he had forgotten to do just that - busying himself with gathering firewood and makeshift shelter poles to keep the inner, self-reproaching dialogue away.
“It's going to be dark in a matter of hours.” he said “We might just as well set up camp here and put off the nasty business until tomorrow morning.” He sat down heavily on his folded up saddle.
“That, in turn, means we could just as well have gone around via the bridge, without silly stunts that nearly kill us” he continued. “I'm so sorry”
“Don't worry about it, uncle” Kal replied. “If my steed hadn't picked a bad moment to play obedience champion nothing would hav