Combiner's FindWalking through the timber in the twilight, Combiner maneuvered his way through the treetops. Some of the leaves were just starting to turn colors. He touched the green-ish yellow leaves on the top of one. Feeling them with his fingertips. He sighed, about ready to head back to his home, or at least the place the rest of his family called home. When something shiny caught his eye. The light was almost gone, so he wondered what could reflect it that much. Slowly stepping towards where he had seen the shine, he looked for whatever had caused it. But failed to see anything yet. He was about to go past where he thought he'd seen it when something glinted, almost directly under his pede. His quickly moved his pede a few feet to the right, so he wouldn't step on it. Leaning down close he brushed aside the undergrowth.His mouth dropped open when he saw what it was. It was a sparkling. An incredibly tiny sparkling.His mouth hun
No one is guaranteed tomorrow...Tria stared down at the most recent patient into her mentors, Filleonus, 'animal rescue.' Less than an hour ago they had rescued a adolescent buck deer. His horns just starting to grow. Filli said he must have gotten grazed by a car, since one foreleg was bent at an odd angle, and blood covered most of his side. And, as she was stroking his head while Filli was trying to bandage him, he had stopped breathing. Tria stared down at the poor creature as Filleonus came up behind her and put his hand on her shoulder. She hadn't been training with him long, but... He hadn't not been able to save one of his patients yet... They had all lived. She heard a strange sound coming from her mouth. A kind of gasping sound as she tried not to cry."Things die, Treyah," Filli's gravely voice warped her name, she kinda liked the way he made it sound,"Even in my care." She drew in her breath, but took a couple seconds to reply, "I... Know.... But... Why?