the end of 'Companion' -text-They materialised in some trees, and Mimic looked about them, feeling quite perplexed."
I thought you said we were going to a party?""Oh we are. It's this way."The Creator grinned mysteriously and took his hand.After a few steps through the brush, Mimic heard the faint thumping of music ahead mixed with the rushing of water, and as they got even closer a warm glow was visible beyond the trees.As they cleared the woods Mimic recognised the area instantly. They had emerged on the banks of the river Raven, a thundering waterfall to their right and a roaring bonfire across the water, silhouettes moving around it to the booming music."I don't believe it. We're back at Ravendale." He glanced over at his companion "When is this?""About thirty years after we left," she replied, "Give or take.""Why are we here?""Why not?" she shrugged, as if it were a stupid question.She moved away from him and across the old familiar stepping stones in the water to the other side.Mimic sighed a
Wolves+Demons - chapt.3 part2/4Ca'rran looked at the girl. She was very pretty. He didn't have a hope. But the two diabolical masterminds beside him knew that. This wasn't a test to see if he could do it, this was to see if he would try. His manhood was on the line. If he didn't go for it he'd definitely be 'Karen' forever."You know what. Fine. I'm off to get shot down. Fuck you both.""Oh, tough talk, let's see you in action then, man," Holli encouraged mockingly.Ca'rran had to force his feet to work, but managed a not ungainly pace away from his new 'friends' and towards the girl.'What the hell am I doing?'His mouth hung open as he approached, willing desperately to push some words out. Anything."Um, hi."Better than nothing, he supposed.Silence fell upon the small group of girls. She turned, greeting him with a slightly sceptical look, but listening."Hi.""I'm, uh, Ca'rran. I just moved in."She squinted at him."Not, Ca'rran Somerville?"He was left a little blindsided.'Why, yes. Does my reputation prece