Untested Power: Rook’s Puphood; (Year 1)
The late spring day was like the others before it. Mild temperatures, sunny days, and all the play time Rook could ever dream of. Unlike his siblings, he could only dream of it. His parents kept him in the nest of brambles, away from the others, saying it wasn’t safe for him to be running about. Sometimes, they covered him in mud or made him wear a cloak, which would often get in the way. He peered outside with jealousy. He watched the goings on and soon another pup loomed into view, his sister, Jay. She plopped down at the entrance, panting, her eyes bright, she’d obviously just gotten done with a good romp.
“What’cha doin’?” she asked, gold eyes bright. Her coat was lighter than his, a soft midnight. Her bright gold eyes surveyed him.
“What do you think?” he asked, sulky, “I’m not allowed outside when mother and father are gone.”
“That’s why we brought you some