Sleeping to the Wolf's Call
She had never been afraid of the call of the wolves at night... Lawrence took it as a good thing, seeing how often they were out at night, travelling to and fro. To the contrary, it seemed to calm her, and made things that much easier. It was hard enough trying to be a merchant and run a small business, let alone raising a 7-year-old daughter on his own while waiting for her mother to return...
It didn't seem that long ago that Emmy was just a baby, and Holo had left her with him while she went off into the wilderness to take care of a threat against their new family. Lawrence certainly didn't blame her- this same threat, a wolf-spirit like Holo, had once viciously attacked them and very nearly killed him... and he still had the scars to prove it.
So, to keep them all safe, Holo had set out after her former friend and now bitter enemy once their child had been born... somewhat unexpectedly, she had been, but Lawrence knew now that he'd never trade he