"I could do that," Mara replied to Axel, "But there's something I could do which would work better. I'll ask my father to intervene. He's quite high up and there's no way that they'd dare to talk back to him like they do to me. I don't normally like to do this, but it's for the sake of those in my sanctuary and I put them first."
Spartina looked up as the first bid, the frightened looking deer girl, was put into the ring. The rich man who owned her friend Jett put his hand up and made the first bid. This was interesting; perhaps she could maybe go and visit if he won the bid.
Connor was terrified as he sat on his sister's lap. He could hardly bear to look up, scared that he and his sister would be separated and sold to different owners and that he would never see her again.