Lenae Chapter One Two months following the restoration of Vertis...More Like This
'Declen!' A loud and impatient voice preceded a heavy thrashing of the door knocker, startling
Declen from his sleep. His bloodshot eyes shot open and he groaned in tired frustration. For six weeks
now he had been getting up at this ungodly hour to undergo basic military training.
'Come on... Five more minutes!' He called, rolling over and putting his pillow over his head.
'Bullshit!' Marcuus called, knocking again. Declen looked up, out of the doorway of his bedroom to
where the front door rattled under the impact. A short slender figure with a bushy tail silhouetted
against the dim light of the front room for a moment before walking in. Kya the fox, Declen's hostess
in this town glared down at him with an equally tired and exasperated expression.
'Just... get up.' She said, pulling the c
Lenae Chapter Two It didn't seem likely that this day could get any worse. The traps had been sprung to no avail, theMore Like This
intruder was still alive and was now less than a minute away from making Jane a morning snack. The
mouse sentry had failed her duty and was now about to pay the ultimate price for her shortcoming.
She could only do one more thing now to serve her colony, and that was to lead the predator as far in
the opposite direction as she could.
And that meant away from the river. When her relief came, her disappearance would be discovered
once the traps were found deactivated. They would simply assume, and rightly so, that she had been
discovered and killed. To protect the location of the colony was the only thing that mattered to her
A howl sounded in the distance, signaling the end of her head start. The coyote, the wolf, or
whatever she was would be upon her in a matter of minutes. It simply wasn't a c