"You'll never get away with this!" Nikki shouted, spitting at her and Nerris' captor, Pikeman. She and Nerris were bound to a tree with a rope, with the other wood scouts, Snake, Jermy, and Petrol surrounding them.
"ACK! You'll pay for that you wild animal!" Pikeman yelled before trying to wipe the spit off of his blemished face. While he was distracted, Nikki and Nerris started whispering to each other.
"So, what are we going to do now, Nikki?"
"We wait for Gwen to come and save us."
"What is Gwen going to do?" Nerris asked, looking at Nikki like she had just tried to eat her own mattress.
"Gwen is super strong and cool! S
“NIKKI! Get down from there!” Gwen yelled looking up in the trees, where Nikki was walking from branch to branch, jumping up and down, and occasionally talking to the various squirrels and birds living in the trees.
“Gwen, I’m fine! I’ve done this so many times…!” Nikki called to Gwen before she was interrupted.
“You could still get hurt, Nikki! You need to come down right now!” Gwen called back. Nikki sighed, before starting to climb down the tree. After a couple of feet, a bug crawled onto Nikki’s hand, causing her to unconsciously recoil her hand off of the tree,