Steadily west, he had gone at first, opting to leave the geysers behind in favor of further exploration of the forest. He had informed Mara of his plan to look about further - and perhaps she would even choose to join him at some point, which he would not have been at all opposed to. If she didn’t, however, he did not wished for her to believe he had vanished, or hadn’t meant the things he had said to her, not too long ago.
Quite on the contrary, some of those very subjects had been on his mind, more than usual as of late, as Kilorn struggled to decide what he wished to do. He still wasn’t sure.
They’d probably head for the coast again, sooner rather than later, though. Kilorn could imagine that the brother his companion had spoken of would want to see Mara once again, given just how long they’d been apart, and just how short their previous reunion had been. He still didn’t know terribly much about all of that.. but.
It wasn’t his place to pry. He hadn’t exactly been open about his past, either, so that didn’t give him much right to go asking questions of his companion.
So he wouldn’t. Instead, he focused on his exploring. He’d veered south after a time, away from another pack he’d scented in this section of the forest - not wishing to encounter any of those just yet, but marking it on the mental map he was building of the place all the same.
He had reached an area where the trees were beginning to thin, affording him a view of the plains that stretched out beyond. The sun was only just beginning to rise above the horizon, and it was here that he decided to stop, affording himself a moment to admire the view. Things would be coming back to life soon enough, and he couldn’t have been happier about it.
Kilorn certainly preferred to see everything when it was alive and colorful, as opposed to dull and dead. And since this spring marked his sixth year of life, he didn’t know how many more of them he’d get to experience. All the more reason to enjoy this one, then, he supposed.
Sep 16, 2018 09:07 PM
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