AU - SS2k14 for ainokiseki Despite the cold, they had been out for a walk on the night before Christmas Eve. Though the snow had been coming down much heavier earlier that day, it now fell slow and thin, like a powder. They kept their hands stuffed in the pockets of an excessively warm coat, the hood pulled over their eyes to keep the weather as far away as possible. The walk was a good idea at first, but they realized a little late that they were hating this.More Like This
Eventually they noticed another track in the snow. Undoubtedly human, although with shallower, rounder tracks surrounding them. They were recent, otherwise they would have been covered by now, right? Not thinking much more into it, they found they began to walk in the prints that were there already, staring at their feet as they walked.
Not soon after, they noticed a small, roundish creature, fluffed up slightly around its center. It seemed excited to see them, bouncing over and rolling around them. Curious, they k