Me and Smile where walking along the path I had been in when I got attacked by the huge (f/c) wolf. Smile stopped suddenly and started smelling the air. He seemed to startle and bristled up. He began sniffing the air where the wolf had crouched, he backed away quickly as if not wanting to be too close to it. He seemed to get frightened. It was now Dark it had been a long day. EJ said that I shouldn't go hunt some wolf just cause it attacked me. But he hadn't seen how huge the wolf was. He didn't want to partake in the hunt for a wolf. He had seen the tooth marks was impressed by how huge the bite was, but not so Impressed that he would hunt it with me.
"Smile, What's wrong? It's just a wolf. We have to see if it lives close by."
Smile looked up from where he was looking at the ground as if comparing something, I could see him looking between two things on the floor.
(Quick info: Smile's Head is close to Jeff's chest. He's huge.)
I moved forward and saw what he had been looking at. It was a paw print. A huge paw print, it was without a doubt the wolf's. I looked at the other spot and saw Smile's paw print. Compared to the wolf's ,Smile's looked like that of a puppy's. Smile looked nervous and no longer excited like he was when I first told him we were going hunting, He had been running and jumping around excitedly, but now he bristled and seemed to sober up. Now that it think about it maybe it wasn't bigger than Twilight's wolf but slightly smaller? Maybe it was the exact same size? But smile is clearly smaller than the wolf. Just as I began to think about turning back and telling Slender, we hear a low howl. The sun had just set, the howl was clearly from over 3 to 4 mile's away. The tone was low but it was clearly loud. The very woods became silent as if listening to the captivating sound. Smile began growling and tensed up. The forest it seemed was no longer safe. "Maybe we should head back and wait till morning ,huh Smile?" I said feeling like I was being watched. Was it an animal or just my mind reacting to something that wasn't there, an unreal threat? Whatever. I'm a cold blooded killer! I shouldn't be frightened by some wolf!
Even though that wolf was easily taller than me....
What was that?! I turned around quickly and heard Smile snarl. Something to our left bolted away. An animal. It was a doe, A deer. When did animals like them move in to the forest? Still snarling Smile watched the deer run away. That's when i realized that even Smile was feeling uneasy.
"Okay We are definitely not going at this by ourselves. Lets head back before something jumps out and eats us. Like the rake...."
I shuddered at the thought of the Rake being nearby. Although Now that i think about it, Where IS the Rake?.
(DUN DUN DUN!!!!! Jk I'll back off now, I couldn't help myself...)
"Ahem as i was saying. Normally Doesn't the Rake kill the animals before they can even begin to call this home?"
The Rake is supposed to kill any living being that isn't us Pastas. But seeing that the wolf that attacked me was bigger and more intimidating maybe he was killed? Or maybe left as soon as it realized it was staying? Maybe there are more than one wolf? If so i need to tell Slender! We could be hunted down by giant wolves! I turned and began racing away back toward the mansion with Smile following close behind. I 'm such a coward!
"....Better if you are rough and ask a lot of questions and get their opinions of certain spots. If you see a deer or a rabbit or something half of them WILL race after it so be ready. If they do race away don't hesitate to BARK at them, Call them back, be very stern, it'll make them rush back. AH! Right Zilas!! Zilas is very clumsy, so if he falls over or stumbles be ready to help him."
"Of course I'll help him. Why wouldn't I? Also which one is Zilas?"
"He'll be late to the meeting spot. There may be leaves and twigs all over his pelt. And you'll have to help him because the others will jump on him. Not out of malice, of course they made it a competition. But no matter how many times I tell them not to they still do it and Zilas doesn't have the courage to speak up for himself." I thought some more wondering if there was anything I missed. I had gone over the basics with Alura, Everything from Where to start where to not go. Where to be weary and what to do if someone got hurt. I had already told her to stay close to camp. The assignment for tomorrow was only to find safe spots to drink water for the older wolves and mothers who were raising pups. The spots had to be close by so as to not fatigue them. But the water also had to be fresh and clean and easy to access.
"Oh right!" I looked up at Alura Her fur swaying in the wind. I lay next to her (F/C) flashing in the moonlight. We were at the cliff looking over the trees and up at the stars. They stars Twinkling peacefully down at us. Alura seemed to be thinking she was sitting up with her Amber eyes looking at you with an intensity so hard you could feel your fur heat up. "What is it?" You whispered feeling quite shy at her intense stare .
"You need to know several things about what I do."
I couldn't help but stare into her amber eyes, They were like two flames dancing with emotion. (E/C) concentrated on her own she began telling of how to identify when someone wanted to come up versus someone who was simply passing by. She then proceeded to tell you what to do if you spot something strange, or something approaching the cliff. "Remember wait till they are ready before dropping the ladder down. One wrong move and you could hurt them. Make sure they are looking. Oh yeah and don't worry about food the hunters will bring you some. Also don't think for a moment that you'll be doing this all alone! There is another Aasim who works during the night. He should be coming soon." You were surprised you didn't know there were two Aasim's You never go out during the night so that was quiet a surprise. The pack was so large you didn't quite know all the member's names. Especially with fact that several used to be human. They were transformed into Werewolves by Purebred wolves. You were a purebred wolf, so wolf instincts were natural to you. Being a teacher was like being the alpha of a pack. You and the big Alpha got along really well do to that fact. You knew what he went through on a day to basis and he understood the exhaustion you got during all of it. There was also the graduating ceremony, In which the trainees would officially not be students and become full active members of the pack. However it was the alpha's and the teacher's mutual decision, whether or not they would pass or be held back for more training. If they do pass, They would then join a certain branch, or division. Such as a hunter, A scout, a messenger, or say a teacher?
There were two teachers before when you were a pup. But that was before coming to this forest. Both had graduated at the same time, but they were old by the time you graduated. Having taught countless years and gone through two alphas, the old and the current alpha. They died after appointing you as their successor, the alpha officially appointed you after speaking with your teachers about their decision. You had been younger then not as experienced and being the only teacher you had depended on the alpha. You mostly taught the wolf pups but on more than one occasion you were asked to teach those who had been transformed, being a purebred and having to deal with human tendencies had been weird and frustrating but you soon learned how to deal with them. In fact you had two wolves in your class now that had once been human. They had been 15 and 19 Brothers, they ran into the pack and been attacked, that was before coming to this forest. But back to the Other Aasim Where was he? It was quite late and you both had to go to sleep in order to make preparations for the switch.
Just them a Tawny wolf came out of the shadows he was large, handsome and very serious. Clearly having slept the entire day judging by his ruffled hair, no wonder you never saw him, how could you if he was asleep when you were awake and vise versa. There were several caves and dens that the pack slept in. Several did not seem like they were used. But we were often told to not enter , If there was a sleeping Aasim in one no one would even know.
"Alura." He nodded at her as greeting. Then he stopped and looked at me. Clearly looking me over. "You are?"
I sat up after realizing that Me and Alura's pelt were touching. Embarrassed I quickly nodded at him as respectfully as I could and said. "(Y/N) I'm the teacher of our current pups and trainees."
"Soterios!! Guess what!! I'm switching jobs with him for 7 days!!The alpha approved of it!!" Alura said looking excited and nervous.
Soterios looked surprised and very alarmed. But his reaction was sort of muted as if uncomfortable in my presence.
"Why are you switching Jobs do you not like your own job?" He said glancing at me as if wondering why I would agree.
"I do enjoy it! But I've been an Aasim since I graduated, and it can get quite boring." He seemed to deflate at that. Maybe he was offended since he too was an Aasim. And he worked when hardly anyone was awake.
"Besides I've been the Aasim longer than you have, you at least got to do other things before becoming the Aasim."
"Huh? I thought we could only have one job?" I asked mystified.
"We do. But he was a special case. Aasim's are chosen by the previous Aasim's when they are young pups and then trained on the job. However, Teri Was chosen after he had already graduated and had become A hunter. The Aasim before him had noticed His quick observations and how calm and collected he was and chose him as his Successor." He nodded, His expression unreadable as he watched Alura. A spark of Jealousy came from within, but I ignored it.
"So I guess you and me will have a chance to talk." I said realizing that we would be seeing each other more often.
"So it seems." He said expression calm and relaxed and open.
Alura chuckled softly, she seemed happy and full of emotion. They were total opposites. We began Talking and more instructions were being said. He would wake me for my shift the moment the sun rose. And I would be waking Alura for the morning session with the trainees.
I hope my plan goes well.