Knight Errand, chapter six Antoine trailed behind at a safe distance as Diablo led Seff and Luna across the wide valley, using the cover of the trees ringing the area to conceal himself and being careful to stay upwind so the wolves wouldn't be able to scent him. Antoine had worried that he wouldn't awaken early enough to catch Luna and Seff in time, but luck was on his side for a change and he managed to catch them just as they were leaving. He still couldn't believe that he was actually defying Lupe like this after telling her he understood why she didn’t want him to go along on the Spirit Quest. But then again, he had recently done a number of things he previously hadn't thought himself capable of doing. While the advice Lupe had given him last night was helpful, Antoine was still convinced that accompanying Luna and Seff would be an excellent way to make himself stronger. The Wolf Pack would be so surprised to see that he could be just as tough as any of them!
Knight Errand, chapter five The camp the pair set up a few nights later was situated in a rather lovely spot, a small grove. The trees were flowering, occasionally sending down a soft pink cascade of flower petals whenever the cool night breeze picked up. Stormblaze had told Antoine that the heavy perfume of the blossoms would mask their respective scents in case any undesirables came seeking them out. Antoine had been pleased to discover that Stormblaze had the same taste in stories he did, so the two entertained themselves by sharing the legends and exploits of famous knights and other such figures from their respective cultures on the latest leg of their journey. Both this and his sword training exercises had helped Antoine take his mind off Tomlan's murder, but he was never truly able to shake the feelings of guilt that haunted him. With the rising of the moon into the midnight blue heavens, the time to turn in had came. Stormblaze was already in the tent, having want