He watched wearily as the pretty black haired and blue-eyed girl moved gracefully into the trees. He watched also as a taller, also black haired older woman followed the girl. He sighed as he watched them, as if he was about to do a rather annoying and useless task.
‘’Here goes nothing,’’ He muttered to himself as he plunged into the Forest, his hand resting on his sword hilt.
It was eerily quiet. The woman made no sound as she stepped on brown, fallen leaves; but that wasn’t odd. What was odd that the girl, born and raised in the castle, made no sound as she walked.
She hasn’t been taught how to mask the sounds of her steps. How does she do that? His tired mind pondered.
As he thought the woman had stopped and he had not noticed. He continued on, bumping into her.
‘’Theo! Why are you here?’’ The woman hissed, holding Theo away from her.
‘’The same reason you’re here,’’ he answered solemnly. The woman looked into his eyes. She was good, very good at telling the truth in your eyes.
She finally broke away from his gaze and blinked. ‘’Come then,’’ she said.
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