TygerDarkstorm wrote:The female elf tucked the book away deftly into a bag. Her ears and brows downturned in concern. "I am sorry that things haven't been as well for you. The legion has definitely made things hard for everyone."
As Varethyn continued, Rose shook her head in bemusement. "Leave it to you to find a silver lining and make friends with the animals," she said with a playful tone. She looked thoughtful for a moment. "Funny, I've spent some time at the lodge myself, I guess we just never crossed paths!"
"Oh, me?" A mask of mixed emotions shrouded her face for a moment before being replaced with a smile. "I've done pretty well for myself, I think. I met an interesting paladin who changed my views on being a mercenary, so I've been struggling a lot more for money. These regular jobs don't pay as well, but I can't bring myself to kill without reason any more." The elf looked momentarily upset, though it could not be said why, before tears filled her eyes. She swiped a hand across her eyes swiftly, looking down at the ground as she continued. "And to top it off, Runt died. The poor guy was just so old and having so much trouble getting around; he just collapsed one day and couldn't keep going with us. Burying him was one of the hardest things I've ever done."
Rose looked up to the sky for a moment, wiping the rest of her tears and taking a deep inhale before returning her gaze to Varethyn. "Sorry, it's still hard thinking about him. I hope that Argorok is still with you, I know you two are very close and I admittedly am not familiar with the life span of dragonhawks."
Heh, that seems to be what I'm best at. The first thing I did while exploring was try to befriend the local wildlife. Not many spoke to me but I did befriend a few of those strange feathered raptors, some of the dire wolves, some deer...
...a robotic dog that followed me while I was looking around Azsuna. I can't seem to get rid of it or find anywhere that it could have come from. Though I think I heard someone here mention something like it...?
Oh and a mana wyrm of all things while I was in Suramar. I never expected that one.
...sorry, I'm rambling. I get like that when I get to talk about animals.
I'm not too surprised we didn't see each other before now. I prefer to stick to the outskirts of the lodge, or make my way up to the top of the mountain. Not many people go up there so it's peaceful. If cold. You can probably tell that I still prefer not to be around other people much. I mainly only come inside for warmth, shelter or to see if there are any jobs I could help out with.
Excuse me for saying, but it doesn't sound like you're doing as well as you sa-
Ah! P-please don't cry. It is a tough situation to be in, however-
I... I am so sorry. I've not yet had to experience the loss of a pet like that so I can only imagine what you're going through. I know I'd be devastated if I lost anyone. I didn't get to know him too well while we were together, but from what I saw of him Runt was a good, sweet dog despite the way he looked. ... I'm sorry, I wish I knew what more to say.
You gave him a good life. All the way to the end. I'm sure he appreciated that.
Yeah Arg's still about. Probably out hunting if I were to guess. At least I hope so... it wouldn't be the first time he's raided the Lodge's supplies. I'm actually not sure on a dragonhawk's lifespan either, though I have to admit I'm thinking he's suffering some kind of dwarfism or stunted growth as I'd expected him to be big enough to ride on by now. It wouldn't surprise me really, given how I found his egg. And honestly it doesn't bother me either. I love him just the way he is.