January 14, 2020 at 8:04 pm #4733mahon [owl]Participant
The air was crisp and cold, indicating the start of leaf-bare. The grass beneath their paws had frosted over, letting out an almost inaudible crunch with each and every step. Luckily, the felines were not in search of prey but were in fact looking for a new place to call home. Owlbelly let out a deep sigh as he led the small patrol through windclan territory, watching the cool air create a misty cloud with his breath. While the deputy made an effort to stay close to his new mate, he also wanted to make sure both Willowfur and Ravenpaw felt included. Every so often, he would peak a glance to the two of them and listen into their conversations. He couldn’t help but have a fatherly smile anytime Ravenpaw proved themself to be ready to become a warrior. I’m sure Wolfstar has already given it a thought. With that being said, Tinyflame took up most of his attention.
The group walked closer towards thunderclan territory, something that unnerved Owlbelly. He knew that windclan and thunderclan were more often than not allies, but his growing dislike for the newly named thunderclan deputy made him feel uncomfortable. Better thunderclan than riverclan. He murmured, knowing that riverclan did not have the same mutual understand. Owlbelly couldn’t help but feel saddened by this, and though he would never admit it aloud, wished windclan had a closer alliance with riverclan. Sure, maybe he was feeling sentimental after the death of his daughter which led to a quiet regret of not being more present, or maybe he just really disliked Kass. Either way, he respected Wolfstar’s decision through and through.
Glancing down at Tinyflame, he couldn’t help but give her a grateful smile. His heart swelled with joy every time he looked at her. “I’m glad you’re by my side.” The handsome tom murmured under his breath before turning to the others. “Wolfstar gave us our instructions: water nearby and a clearing with room for dens. Let’s look around here and move deeper into the territory if we need.” Amber eyes gave the area a quick scan, a frown slowly appearing on his features. It didn’t look too promising, but he wanted to try.
January 14, 2020 at 8:21 pm #4736JetstreamParticipant
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The chill in the air made the small warrior shiver, her thin fur fluffing up as she tried to keep herself warm as much as she possibly could. Due to her smaller than usual stature, Leaf-Bare was always a difficult season for her to bear. It made her whole body tremble with the mere lack of temperature around them. Tinyflame hated being out in the cold, but she knew that she had a duty to perform as a WindClan warrior and that she needed to persevere regardless of her personal feelings of the cold. She was, however, grateful to be in the company of her mate while they were out. Not only just to be around him, but to steal some of the warm his larger, much fluffier fur exuded. And as sure as all of WindClan was by now that the couple was in their honeymoon phase, she knew that they couldn’t just stick to each other’s sides like glue– they had duties to accomplish.
Regardless, she really was just plain happy to be with him. That much showed in her clear blue eyes as she looked up at Owlbelly. “Me too.” she murmured, pressing her nose briefly to his shoulder before she parted from him and joined Willowfur and Ravenpaw further back. “Alright, Wolfstar wants us to look for somewhere with water nearby, right? So then, why don’t we start searching near the streams? Does that sound like a good idea?”January 19, 2020 at 2:16 pm #4791WolfstarParticipant
Willowfur stayed close to Ravenpaw’s side, trying to look around their territory as if she was seeing it for the first time. To her, it was just their territory, but she knew they needed to look for a place they would be able to permanently live in. The ginger she-cat glanced at Owlbelly and Tinyflame for a few moments, wanting to cringe at how they looked and loved on each other. She knew it was wrong to be jealous of how they were able to show their affection publicly, but it rubbed her the wrong way knowing she couldn’t do the same. Willowfur’s ears twitched when the two love-birds spoke, nodding her head in agreement. “The only stream on this part of the territory is the one that borders us from ThunderClan.” She nodded towards the direction of ThunderClan territory. “There are a few places where the stream separates into small little pools on the other side of this hill.“
If they were to find a camp near water, that was the only place she was able to come up with. There was also the lake that they shared with ShadowClan, but there wasn’t much cover for a camp considering they liked to be near hills. She looked at Owlbelly, wondering what he thought of her comments. It would be strange to be so close to the border they share with ThunderClan, but maybe it was the perfect area for their camp. The abandoned Twoleg den was the perfect place…She knew everyone in her Clan missed living in the protection of the den, but when they got back home after the storm, it looked like the walls had easily been broken apart.
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