Woundbearer Ch17True to Lien’s words, none of the pack were hostile to her. Yeva agreed to stay at least a few days before pressing onward. It did prove beneficial to her bite wound, which had become swollen from the run. She ate her fill and put on a little weight, and Dimitri entertained himself by performing tricks for the younger wolves and pups.Woundbearer Ch17 by Songdog-StrayFang
Although at first not keen to the idea, Dimitri let the branch antler fall from Yeva’s head. It took too much energy to wear it constantly, and it had given her a stiff ache in her neck. She found it easier to talk without the roots constricting her jaw, but among wolves there was no one to talk to anyway.
On the third day, Yeva was reclining beneath the boughs of an old and sagging oak. Dimitri had wandered off to chase some lizards, which were more abundant within the territory than they had been further north. Two wolves lay nearby, both female, but neither of which paid her any mind. Living with an Old One in a pack of one hundred strong,
After getting caught in the crossfire between two god-like beings, Yeva vows revenge. Accompanied by a wood spirit who is in her debt, Yeva searches for the one eyed tiger in order to blind his remaining eye. She is warned that her revenge is suicide and told that mortals have no business in the affairs of Old Ones. However, having lost a child and bearing a wounded shoulder, Yeva pursues the end to a story spanning generations.