06-02-2012, 07:53 PM
"Oh, no, no, no! Don't do that, mister!" lisped a young child's voice. A little girl with wild, white-blonde hair came over to where Kayden lay, her indigo eyes wide. "You'll reopen your ****oos, mister!" She was about seven, the same age as the man's youngest son. She bravely took his hand, then called, in a slightly shrill voice, "MAAAMAA!"
A short woman in her mid-twenties appeared. She had ash-blonde hair, blue eyes and a figure to die for. But beneath the pretty exterior was a tough woman who'd seen and done a lot. She had recently broken off with Nedakh, Taka's father; unlike with the Cats, the Wolves did not care if a child was had out of wedlock or not.
She scowled and went over to the bed. "Hush, sir, you're only going to make things worse," she said. "I'm Fanella, lead Healer among the Canines."
Meanwhile, in the Temple of Chaos, the ghostly-looking young Lucius hovered over his charge like a guard dog. When the young cheetah finally woke, he sprang into action. "Hey, you're awake! Like, finally! Thought you weren't gonna make it," he said. He scowled when he realized his changing voice had betrayed him and cracked. "Oh, hey, buddy, don't cry, hey, it's okay..."