It was early in the night. The sun had set, and the moon was starting to rise. Amoux started to get ready for sleep, laying down in nests and beds alike. Some, anyway. Others had awoken, and were wandering the area as awake as anyone.
One of them, a black amoux with rosettes and bright green eyes named Aklyx, waited patiently for two of her kind to appear. She had asked them, both amoux who she trusted, to accompany her to a nearby town. The green-eyed amoux wanted to visit an acquaintance who lived there, and she knew the amoux would be awake by the time they got there.
Two amoux came into Aklyx's view slowly, first a silver-grey hide, the