An unlikely partnershipThe stillness of noon surrounded the Alaskan wilderness while the snow sat, undisturbed by wind or sun. Clouds formed a shield that fought off the warming rays, and the windless air kept the roof of cloud in place. Handler and Tokota alike felt the difference, and so nerves were high in the Wintercrest Territory.------Anik set her spear against a rock hesitantly as she went to chase Storm through the trees she had disappeared through. She left the small camp she had set up, motioning for Stunning to follow her. When she leapt through the trees she slid her mask into place to block the cold as she ran after the startled Tokota, hopping onto Stunning's back as he passed her. She locked her hands in his mane as the pair darted toward the other beast.------Sozin yawned as Romesco ambled through the freshly fallen snow. It was thick with a bit of slush to it, as though to freeze the pair on their way home. Sozin had taken the hyperactive pup out to hunt for some experience, but he hadn'
Unwanted Companions - Diredays Task 3After finding the collar on that female dire within the pack, rumours spread through the research team like wildfire. It was all pretty common behaviour from their sort really, those scientific types... First sign of danger and they all would try and run back to a safe place. That very nearly cost them the research that everyone was working so hard on... In fact the researchers were planning their escapes already, then a few of the Tokota handlers had banded together and told them how utterly ridiculous it was to abandon all their research just because there -might- be someone else in the mountains. Besides, the chances were very slim that these other people would come anywhere near the base camp because really, who would want to mess with that many people with Tokotas? Or at least that was what the handlers had decided to tell the researchers, to ease their minds a little. The truth was that none of them really knew what these bandits were capable of, or what they would do, after all