Blood, Wolves, and Death

A Tale That Began With Winter (2)

ed to be taking longer than usual. I was excited but also anxious and afraid of what might happen if Im found out.

Brad noticed my odd behaviour but decided not to pry this time, simply training me as usual.

Darkness took over the sky, as the night drew in. Father along with some other older looking men, geared themselves. Each now looking almost as if they were going out for war rather than just some deer hunting. Their figures soon started crossing the gravel roads, leaving me behind.

I wondered why they passed the stables, but in the end, it was more of a blessing than anything. I doubt I could follow them without revealing myself, let alone ride a horse. Pulling a sword I had nabbed from the shed, I followed them. Keeping my distance, I ran behind tree and rock. I couldn let them see me.

The wind grew stronger as my limbs felt numb.

Torches from the group in front seemed to lose their lustre. Where are we going, I wondered. How much longer till we arrive? I couldn even feel my hands anymore, let alone walk for another hour.

”Stop! ”, my father commanded.

The hairs on my neck stood up. Had they perhaps noticed me? Was this it? I stopped my useless thoughts.

The group halted their steps. Are we here? Where ever here is…

A rumbling as if the world had decided to erupt and fold into itself, rattled my ears. Growls that sounded like death and steps that inched ever closer, filled the atmosphere with an eerie and ominous danger.

Wolves? I thought to myself. I readied my sword, pulling it out of its sheath. I had no source of light and so I simply stared, trying to focus my eyes on places where the moons glow shined bright.

My fathers group had also armed themselves, pulling out their swords and muskets.

Eyes that seemed to glow in the dark, revealed themselves. Yet for some reason, they began to float higher, and higher, and higher.

”Werewolves! ”, my father shouted as he pointed his sword at one of the set of eyes.


Werewolves huh? Now thats different right? Youve definitely never read a story which involved those right? Right?

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