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"Misthios Speaks" | Tags: Czar | Notes: Sorry bit slack XD Trying to get back into things again!!
Ah the place humans lived in, warm homes and plenty of food to share with her. Misthios jumped the small fence and landed softly, Ikaros let out a soft screech behind her. "It's okay friend, I won't be long" And with that she was off into the darkness. The rain was only lightly pouring down and when she reached the back door, she looked around for a way inside. This was not going to be easy but surely it would be a simple task for a creature like herself. Suddenly she saw an open window, just barely open but it would be enough.
Misthios climbed up some stacked boxes and used the vines growing along the building to get to the window. Once there she curled under the window and inside, she looked left and right but didn't see or hear any humans. "Good" That was a start. Her stomach growled, and she was hoping to find something to eat around here. Pawing at the cupboard doors she made quick work trying to find something.
The smell though was dreadful, she wrinkled her nose up and looked disgusted "Gods these people live like pigs" She wasn't happy about any of this and it would appear the smelly humans were not happy either. Soon the light flicked on, she looked up and saw two humans and a dog growling. Not good. Misthios quickly turned to use the window again but the thing keeping it open snapped and the window shut, she was flung back as it nearly slammed down on her paws. The small fox landed on rubbish bags filled with old food, something strong smelling and .. Damn broken shards of glass. How she did know this? Well one stuck out from her back paw. The dog growled and charged. "Why don't you come here stewpid dog and let the ferryman take you to Hades" She growled, the dog was confused but raged. It charged and just in time she leapt up from the bag, which soon after the dog landed on and the shards of glass cut up its legs, she could hear its cries. A smirk as this would be her getaway. The humans ran after their dog, and she saw a black sheet on the back door, using that she slipped under it and ran away.
Of course the whole time she was limping and not standing on her back paw. When she was sure it was safe, Misthios paused and looked back. Soon enough she was joined by Ikaros who landed softly behind her and started to pull at the large shard in her paw. "AHHH, no no, wait wait wait" Misthios yelled asIkaros screeched at her again and tried a final time but nothing, Ikaros stuck to pulling out the smaller shards that were next to the one large one. She looked at him and half smiled, he didn't even question how she got herself into trouble. "Sorry old friend, I managed not to find us food tonight. Humans and a dog got in my way" She rolled her eyes. He smiled back at her and let out a soothing sound letting her know it was okay.
"Now to my problem at hand" Finally she had sat down, not putting pressure on her paw or anything and leaving the part with the glass away from all her weight. Ikaros hopped over towards her front and looked at her paw. He wished he could help but the damn thing wouldn't even budge.
Wandering was a rather cathartic for the soul, a sense of oneness in which you traverse the current locale having no destination in mind and allowing the paws beneath you be your guide to adventure. That is what he told himself as he meandered the streets, dodging the people as if they carried the modern plague. He took care to hide from the more curious folk, laid his body against the shadows ridge as they approached and promptly returned to his late night wandering once they passed. It was same for every car that came careening down the road, he would dodge their headlights like flaming swords in twilight, evading them with expert stealth and feeling foolish once the catcher resided in none of the driver seats. Even so, better safe than sorry, Czar supposed.
What had him here so late at night was lost inside the mind of the mighty brute but his paws lead him with ease, allowing little semblance of anxiety to slip within his chest. He was as stoic as ever in his approach of the cliffside, spying it in the distance and immediately deciding that he would like to be there. What would he find just beyond the city limits?
Czar quickened his pace, the loose skin around his neck dancing with the movement and the chain resided along his breast mimicked it, much the same. The jingle of the trinket around his neck was like a warning bell to all around him, an alarm of sorts that alerted all to his presence and he was very much aware of this fact as he approached the edge of the streets. He ears were chary, pushed to the forefront’s of his skull and his ochre eyes were everywhere at once, taking in all the scenery had to offer and assessing it for threats. When he deemed the place safe enough for the moment, the large mottled dog trotted forth.
The bulk of his paws were in charge again, leading him to an unknown destination in which he could find, very literally, anything at all. The world was his oyster, the Agwe’s Eye’s gang member was capturing all the world had to offer and sucking up whatever it gave with rapacious intent. It was very unlike him, in other words.
The brute strolled forth, lost in the scenery before his eyes, taking in the world around him when a sound crawled softly into his ears, so low it might have been a whisper of the wind. Czat stopped, rendered his limbs inert upon the finding of the sound and stood at his full 25 inches(nearly). The elongated black and brown tail at his hindquarters ceased any and all movement and curled upwards into the air, accentuating the alertness of his body and mind but perhaps it was uncalled for. Czar strained his ears, squinted his amber flecked optics and took a tentative step forward.
There, in the distance, was a smaller creature of various colours, bathed in the light of the pastel moon and spewing forth words to someone or something that Czar could not see. The brute cocked his head to the side, took another step forward and smelt the blood on the wind, a metallic aroma that wafted into the corners of his nostrils and caused the entirety of his olfactory bulb to light up like fireworks in the sky. It activated a primal sense within him and caused the brute to move forward, an accord not of his own.
As he approached he made sure to do with quaint ease, eliciting the fact that he meant no harm despite the massive size difference between them and though it seemed like a dumb question to ask the clearly injured creature before him, Czar opened his mouth before thinking(like always) and inquired very slowly “Are you injured?”
Ikaros screeched and spread out his wings to their full span, he didn't seem very happy at all. At first Misthios wasn't sure why he was upset but trusted him, she turned quickly and before she could let out a small snarl, the dog before her spoke up. It wasn't the same dog from the humans home and he smelt of the sea, interesting. Still he wasn't acting threatening and Misthios feared very little with her very large Golden Eagle beside her. "Calm down Ikaros, I think we can say it's safe no?" Misthios turned towards Czar the question was aimed towards him. Either way it didn't stop the fact she was in a good amount of pain, a stubborn piece of glass was not budging.
"Yes, sadly" Misthios looked towards her paw "It will not budge, Ikaros has tried but with no luck" It was extremely obvious that was not from around these parts, she sported a really thick Greek accent, it was hard to miss and others had even commented that they loved it. "It's a rather thick piece of glass I believe" She did not want to put that paw on the ground as it really hurt. Even without the pressure, the pain was something else and bits of blood still dripped from the other little cuts she had, those were from the smaller shards.
"My names Misthios and this is my friend Ikaros" She motioned towards the eagle, who was now relaxed but still on guard. He watched closely but still kept focus on her paw. "Are you.. a doctor by any chance?" She asked, it would be high luck if he was, unsure of how he could help though. Ikaros could probably pull it out with more force but that really hurt, it was in pretty deep most likely. Misthios sighed and shook her head "That's what I get for trying to steal food from those malaka's I guess" A small laugh escaped and a bit of a smile. Still she may have seemed friendly but Misthios was not letting any inch of her guard down even with Ikaros around, she was not stupid and trusted no one. Just part of the business she dealt in, no one could ever be trusted.
Czar was no expert but the amount of blood that spewed from her leg was enough to indicate a decent amounts of damage and the more that fell onto the grass in which she surrounded herself the more he was inclined to help her. Though it appeared that the bird above her head was rather persistent that he keep his distance. He understood, not only was he a gang dog but he had a lot of weight on the little creature before him. If he’d wanted to he could very easily take her down but Czar would do nothing of he sort. If anything he wanted to help her, protect her from any harm that should befall her and that was just in his nature. He eyed the female from their distance and dared to take a step closer, crossing the space in just a few steps and eyeing the rather large piece of glass that jutted from her leg. Czar admired the piece carefully, assessing the angle from which it protruded from her limb and lowered his head an iota to inspect the damage further along. She was covered in several small cuts as well but it was the largest that was the most troubling and though Czar had no idea what he should do to help her, he was prudent to do so.
“What happened?” Czar moved the ochre of his gaze along her body and toward her face wherein he found her eyes and held her stare. The chain at the base of his neck shook with the movement of his neck as he found her. She was a strange creature, beautiful in her own right but certainly not his type , if he even had one. She was small but strong, thin but heavily furred and coloured with the most interesting of shades, mixtures of opposing hues that somehow managed to look cohesive along her form. Perhaps though it was her optics that caught his attention more so than any of her other features, big and bright in light of the pastel moon and shaded with marigold, flecked with amber. They held his attention for a full minute before he moved his gaze over to the bird that accompanied her, the large being keeping close to the fox and clearly displeased with his arrival. He was distracted by the moment, concerned moreover with making introductions that he was with making sure she was okay. Czar stood up straight and strode through the space between them, crossing the distance and pressing his nose to the wound. He made sure not to hurt her, barley touching her as he examined the laceration and percolated an idea in his head to get the shard of glass out. He’d heard before that if an item was lodged into skin it was best to have it remain there until a doctor could intervene but from the way she laid upon the grasses before him he doubted that was an option. Even so where would they found a doctor at this time of night? He couldn’t rightfully take her to the Eye’s, could he? He’d only just begun to make a name for himself in the throes of his comrades, what would they think if he brought a loner fox back to gang territory?
No, that wasn’t an option right now.
“I’m no doctor, no. I don’t even think I know a doctor to be honest with you but I would say we have to get that shard out as soon as possible.” Czar perked the moment the words left his mouth, remembered something told to him upon his arrival into the gang. The brute blinked his ochre optics.
“Wait...” Czar moved away from her, assessing the ground around them for something resembling the lemon balm he’d heard of.
“I think there should be a plant around here to ease the pain, not a lot but enough for us to get the shard out of your leg.” Czar trotted around her, eyeing the distance for any semblance of the plant and then turning back to face her.
“It’s gunna hurt though.” He expressed before spying something along the outer corners of their destination.
“Maybe your bird can find us some Lemon balm or some Aloe? Anything like that will ease the pain enough for me to pull the shard out. We will need something to put pressure on the wound too, a piece of cloth, maybe?” This was so foreign to the likes of Czar who appeared to be in over his head and yet was trying so hard to make sure the creature before him was going to be okay. The last thing he was going to do was leave her alone like this. If the bird couldn’t find anything then Czar would wander back into the city and find something else to help her but right now he didn’t want to leave her alone, least other less inviting dogs be in the area.
Misthios looked towards Czar "Well I was hungry and I'm rather new here still, I found a human home to break into. Something I've not had issues with before but I think they might have had an accident or something at some point, glass was everywhere and I managed to stand on it after meeting up with a not so friendly guard dog" She sighed "I got really lucky with speed on my side" It could have been much worse as she didn't have Ikaros there to watch over her and chase away any really large danger's, like humans and dogs. Ikaros was still watching closely but more relaxed, just concerned as he knew Misthios was in a fair amount of pain. The giant bird was near the small foxes neck, and he leaned in for a comforting nuzzle.
"I was not cautious enough I guess" A hungry tummy could do that sometimes. Also, she was worried about finding Ikaros some food as well, such times for a small fox. "Agreed it hurts very much and I can not even apply pressure to my paw, it sends pain shooting up my leg" Which was the main reason she refused to stand on it, her little paw just hovered in the air as she tried so hard to keep it from touching the ground. Any pressure pushed on the glass shard and made her want to yelp in pain. Misthios paused when he spoke up with a sudden wait, she stopped and looked at him.
"That sounds like a good plan, I'm pretty good with pain. Never had an easy life" She joked a little, but she'd had some fairly nasty injuries, whilst the glass was bothersome and hurt a lot, it was a different kind of pain. A sharp and heated pain, it felt odd and a bit numb really but not in a bad way. It was just one frustrating pain, and she knew as soon as it left blood would quickly poorly from the wound as well. Glass wasn't always the worst sort of injury to get but gosh it really was good at dicing you up and turning any wound into a red waterfall.
Nodding Misthios turned to face Ikaros, and she explained what he needed to go and find, the large bird paused for a moment. He wasn't sure about leaving her alone in this condition, unable to really run away if need be but after some more encouragement he took to the skies and was gone. Misthios got down on her side, head up and paws sticking out, so she wasn't laying on any of them. "Thank you stranger for all your help, I was starting to worry when Ikaros could not remove the large piece, he removed the smaller ones but this one must be in deeper" She sighed and shook her head. Looking at all the small cuts surrounding the large bit of glass. "Such a rookie mistake, I didn't even see any glass but I guess I was not really ... Looking for glass at the time. Just de large dog in front of me" Who wasn't anywhere near as kind as Czar was.
It had been about maybe close to ten minutes before Ikaros could be soon coming in for a smooth landing, he held onto some aloe and cloth he had managed to find. Ikaros placed the objects before Czar and returned to Misthios side. "Good job Ikaros, such a clever boy" Misthios smiled, Ikaros did love that praise and it showed. He looked rather proud of himself right now but still very concerned for his little fox family member.
Czar could not rightly say that he’d met someone like her before, the dappling of colours along her frame or the bright ochre of her eyes, nor the bird at her disposal or the determination he could sense from the very sound of her vocals. He liked to think of himself as an open minded dog and as such he found himself enjoying her company even if it seemed the terms were less than sightly. She was handling the situation well though with nary a trace of panic laden in her voice, not a foul movement to aggravate the wound. Czar was impressed by her coordination of the matter despite her lack of reasoning when it came to a solution. Czar was glad that he’d come along when he did in order to help her out of a tight spot because the alternative would not have had the fox nor her bird friend well off. He supposed that fate had a funny way of intervening in situations such as these but given the types of individuals that could have taken his place, Czar was more than happy to be selected for the task.
Though he was impatient in the birds departure, tip-toeing in place as he awaited the moment that he heard beating wings upon the wind. The pooling of blood at her leg had him on edge, a fresh and harsh reminder of what his own claws and teeth could do when forced. An excellent and opportune moment for his reveries to burst forward with epileptic urgency and blind him with their appearance.
Cheering, yelling and yelping, a cacophony of sounds that drowned out all else. Blinding and hot lights that seared his flesh and burnt his retina’s and commands that were louder than all else. Droning echoes that lacerated his eardrums, ordinances for him to kill, to defeat, to win.
Czar blinked at the memories, ordering them away as he competed for attention and spied the fox before him. The bird had returned, the aloe and the bandage now lay at his feet and they sat with their eyes upon him, expectancy both sheer and bright along their optics. The void that was his past stung his eyes and he found himself blinking again before jumping to the task at hand.
“I’m sorry you had to go through that.” Czar had heard her, felt the words across his skin, listened as she birth them but only in the background of what once was. An overlay of his current situation replaying alongside his history. He wasn’t about to start letting it interfere with his life now and so he pushed them back where they came from and moved to gingerly pick the bandage with his teeth.
“This is going to hurt.” Czar motioned to her leg, to the plethora of blood that now spread about her appendage and the shard that jutted forth uncomfortably. The aloe would do well to ease some of the pain and retract the swelling, perhaps it would even prevent the spread of bacteria but for now Czar only hoped to get out the shard of glass as quickly and as painlessly as possible. He was no healer, this objective was foreign to him but it seemed as straight forward as any.
“Might as well get on with it.” He mumbled to himself, a quick note of acceptance that ran across his whiskey encrusted tones. The large brute moved quickly, applying the outermost part of the plant to the wound and allowing the gel like substance to spread across the exposed laceration. He took care to move around the shard of glass, so as not to move it and create more damage in her leg. Luckily it seemed that the object hadn’t penetrated too far in, that nothing had been severed in it’s abject intrusion into her limb but still Czar was worried about pulling it out again. Perhaps she could see the hesitation that felled his face, the worry that sat heavy along the ochre of his eyes.
He allowed the aloe to soak into the wound for a few minutes, let the plant do it’s work while Czar decided how to best approach the situation. His drooping jowls would make the task more difficult but his large maw and serrated teeth would do the trick well enough but he had to be delicate and slow or else he could risk rupturing something vital within her skin. Either way it was going to be unpleasant for the fox before him and Czar knew not how to comfort her. The brute moved toward her leg and lowered his neck, locating the thickest portion of the glass dictating it as the best spot in which to pull from.
“Why don’t you tell me how you met your bird.” Czar made the suggestion kindly, offering it to her slow and level but beneath the proposal was a warning that while she told the story of her and her bird, Czar would be working to pull the shard of glass from her leg.
"Misthios Speaks" | Tags: Czar | Notes: Sorry for the wait!!
Misthios watched the much larger dog and was very grateful he'd found them. She'd gotten into many scrapes before but it was tricky, the last times she'd managed to crawl her way to a medic or it had been a simple enough issue she could fix herself. Now this issue was rather tricky. Misthios and Ikaros were truly amazing together but communication was rather difficult most of the time. Sometimes it was just purely a guessing game. Much like dogs with human owners or even herself and her own human. Ikaros had already done so well with picking out the smaller bits of glass and perhaps he could have pulled out the other but the pain, the large shard just refused to move. It had her confused and unsure of what to do next. Normally she'd have tried to find a doctor but being new here, she had no idea where or who to go to.
It was a rather interesting but one day she'd hopefully be more aware of everything that went around. Know where she could locate help when needed and what not. Her name hadn't gotten around of course but hopefully one day it would and anyone needing of a mercenary would pick her. She was very good at her job and despite the normal stigma of not being able to trust a mercenary, or a fox for that matter. Misthios was rather trustworthy, even if she was only loyal to her next pay check and of course her eagle friend.
He warned that this was going to hurt, still couldn't have hurt more than Ikaros tugging at it before. She winced and grit her teeth together whilst taking a small breath, the first wave was just a flash of pain. The plant touching the wound had just sent a rather uncomfortable wave throughout. It had been a delicate balancing act to keep her leg up and the pressure off, she nearly tipped over with that first wave of pain. "Sounds like a good plan" She said with chuckle and a light smile. The aloe stung at first, and she was really feeling that burn, she shook her head and the little furs raised. "Ooof that stings" She shut her eyes for a moment. Ikaros was close by, like always, looking extremely concerned by the pain she was in.
Suddenly he was asking her about Ikaros and Misthios honestly loved and hated the story. It involved her losing her best friend, being thrown overboard nearly dying and more. The thought of her old human made her sigh quietly and her heart swell. Ah Kassandra what a good human you were. Misthios suddenly figured out why he asked and braced for the feeling of pain to wash over.
"Long story really" Which was probably a good thing cos this wasn't going to be an easy task. "I'd ... Well I had a human friend at one point. She found back on Cephalonia, and we travelled Greece together" Ah the memories that flooded back, good times. "It was on the tail end of me losing her, a group had attacked and their animals attacked me soon after. She was already gone by then, the way I found her" It was like she couldn't feel the pain of the shard or the pulling anymore cos the pain of the memory overwhelmed it. Misthios running towards her human, she nudged and crawled onto her chest, small cries escaping as she tried to wake her up but nothing worked.
"I tried to find out why but of course they weren't having any of it" She sighed and winced slightly, the pain now more obvious "They attacked me and threw me overboard the ship we were aboard. I was lucky and managed to survive, finding another ship nearby. Storage ship or something I'm not sure" She shrugged. "But as I lay there, I cried and I must have fallen asleep. I awoke to small sounds and little pinches, it was Ikaros. At the time he was just a baby, such a small bird he was" A laugh escaped her, now she looked more cheerful and proud as the better memories flowed once again. "He sort of just decided for himself he was staying with me right then and there, he curled up beside me and fell asleep. After that well the rest is history, we've not been apart since that day and I'm always grateful for the company and not to mention the protection" She chuckled slightly but also winced a little more. She was out of story and hoped the shard was on its way to popping out.
Czar was listening but mostly he was focusing on the red hot ichor that seeped from her wound and the shard that laid therein. He tore at he cloth that Ikaros had brought, kept a bit for himself so as to keep from getting cut himself and worked on her leg as she told him of her past. It was a distraction tool mostly but to say that he was interested would be an understatement. The mentioning of where she’d been previous also caught his attention, a worldly fox it would seem. She intrigued him with the mentioning of Greece and though the story was mostly for her benefit, towards the end of the the tale he was glad to have asked.
Though he felt bad for causing her pain, he figured in the long run of the experience she would be thanking him. It was this thought alone the fuelled Czar in his attemptto free her. While she spoke, he worked the cloth into his mouth and gently laid his jowls upon the protrusion. He met her eyes only once during the process but when she winched he almost gave up. He hated having to cause her pain, hated the way her eyes moved when he wrapped his mouth around the wound. Even still, he pressed on.
He moved as delicately as his large mouth would allow, tenderly grasping the shard within his teeth and slowly but surely pulling it from her leg. The overflowing of blood oozed on the ground and onto his tongue but still he continued until the sharp item was free from her limb. The very second the glass was pulled free, blood poured from the torn ligaments within. They would heal with due time but it was the blood loss that Czar worried about from this point onward. With as much care as he could muster, Czar gingerly wrapped the cloth as tight as he could around her leg, hopefully stopping the blood long enough for it to clot and potentially saving the leg. Putting pressure on the wound was necessary, Czar knew this, but the look on her face when he did it nearly had him crying out in pain himself. He pried his gaze away from her then and focused on the bandaging of the wound. When he was done he ground the lemon grass into fine putty beneath his pads and spread the remains about the bandage, so as to quell some of the pain and with any luck speed the healing process. He was no healer, nowhere near trained as a medic but it was the best he could do until she found someone more qualified in the way of glass shards in the leg.
“Is that okay?” He asked, once he was done. He hadn’t realized how hard he’d been sweating, how fast his heart was palpitating inside his chest. He sat back to admire his handiwork, the tightly gauzed limb and the (mostly) covered wound. Satisfied with what he’d done he turned the amber of his gaze back to the fox and smiled.
“I am glad you and Ikaros found one another. I am also glad that I found you. I worry that things might have taken a different turn.” Czar turned his full body to face the female fox. She was much smaller than him, by quite a bit and he towered over her petite frame. Even still he felt humbled in her presence, as if she’d given something to him without her even knowing it.
“Oh...I guess I haven’t introduced myself yet.” Czar leaned back against his haunches and cocked his head to the side. The bright amber of his eyes found her and held her.
“My name is Czar. I know that is Ikaros but...what shall I refer to you as?” Had she given him her name already? Perhaps through all the commotion he’d forgotten, or maybe she’d let it slip while he dug the shard from her leg. Either way, he figured proper introductions were in order regardless and dipped his head a small amount to show that it was a pleasure to make her acquaintance, even in the situation surrounding it was less than ideal.
Misthios understood something like this would take time, you had to be careful or risk end up doing more damage. She was patient and rather good with pain, although even she couldn't hide a wince or two. Glass was a different kind of pain, sharp and smooth. It cut so well and did so much damage, not to mention it was awful to get out. Often very hard. He was doing his best, and she was very thankful for his help.
Soon enough it was over, she turned to see blood flow from the open wound which was much larger and far worse than her other smaller ones. Damn, that was going to take a bit to heal. She'd have to take it easy on her leg, it was lucky she wasn't really on her own. If she was, this would be a problem. Not being able to hunt right or defend herself, but she had Ikaros, which meant in that regard she would be fine. Now she did remember a herb for blood loss, what was it called. She already felt a bit dizzy and no doubt if she was human, she'd be sheet white right now. He bandaged up the wound, which surprisingly didn't hurt as much now that the glass had been removed. It had hurt but oh sweet relief now that it was gone.
"Yes much better now, thank you" It really was, the relief alone from having the shard out was enough. The pain would probably be worse later, shock and adrenaline masking it for now. Along with the aloe and lemon grass as well. What was that herb, she wished she could remember. Misthios smiled at him and finally decided to lay on her side, it hurt a little, but she really needed to get off her paws probably and take in everything that happened. Ikaros was settled now and resting beside her, he was relaxed but also keeping an eye on her. Not cause of concern for Czar but more he could sense she was hurting and not feeling the best.
She looked up at him with a nod, the little vixen didn't display much fear towards him at all, dogs had never really been a worry for her although she was always still careful, but he was different. Friendly, smart and rather humble. "Yes I agree he has been a friend I could not live without" She smiled "And yes thank you again, things were not going so well for the larger piece. I was not really sure what my next move was, very lucky that you came by" Very true, she had dealt with wounds and injuries before but when even Ikaros could not move the large shard of glass. Misthios began to worry and her options were near none after that.
Before he spoke she remembered the herb "Oh of course, Nettle. Ikaros you remember nettle right?" Ikaros nodded his head up and down at the word Nettle "Go find some for to ease of the effects of this much blood loss" She felt good that she remembered and Ikaros took the skies once again, this time even more relaxed leaving her with Czar. He'd return shortly no doubt. She just hoped this area had some or an area close by. Benefits of having a bird as your best friend. "My human would talk to me about certain herbs, ones in far away lands. Nettle was one she used for me once and I've used it to help someone I was looking after once before as well" She explained, a small smile on her face. She did love remembering the good memories with her human.
Oh he hadn't and that made her think back, she hadn't either but everything happened so fast. His name was Czar "Pleasure to meet you Czar, I am Misthios" She said with a friendly smile and a respectful dip of her head. "You are quite skilful and knowledgeable" She motioned towards her now bandaged wound and the fact she was in far less pain than before as well, which she was very grateful for.
Czar could watch the petite form of the fox before him all day address her bird, it was such a unique things to see outside of the Eye’s Gang that he was quite interested to ask more questions but instead he focused on her introductions, on the mentioning of her past human and the herbs prescribed for her current wound. He was very thankful he’d come by when he did, otherwise Misthios might be in a much more precarious situation right about now. The large mottled dog dipped his head in return, acknowledging her movements with his own and watching her all in the same moment. She’d displayed great strength while he tore the glass from her skin and bandaged the wound and though he’d not express it, she’d impressed him quite a lot. Many other creatures would have been howling in pain at the very thought of her injury but Misthios seemed rather unfazed by the whole scenario. Perhaps she was more of a fighting dog than even himself.
Czar chuckled inwardly, watching Ikaros depart into the air and leave the two beings along in the clearing. The city was growing quiet in the distance as night began to grow heavy. Czar should be on his way soon but there was an odd inclination to stay by her side until at the very least her bird returned or perhaps there was somewhere safer. Being exposed here with an injury could mean death for the fox, even if her bird tried to protect her. With that thought, Czar lowered his large mass to the ground and settled into a comfortable position, crossing his paws over one another.
”I wouldn’t say that...I’ve picked up a thing or two in my travels.” Czar shrugged his shoulder while thinking back to his meeting with Jae and his introduction to the herbs used here today. Though it had seemed unimportant at the moment, Czar was infinitely grateful for the knowledge now. Perhaps he’d have to track the dog down and thank him.
Czar settled his amber optics on Misthios and smiled carefully.
”I will admit that I am a bit worried about you staying out in the open tonight.” Czar paused a moment to looked around the area and though he saw nothing dangerous on the horizon he could still feel the creeping nag of anxiety run through his chest.
”If you’d allow me too, I’d like to accompany you to a safer place for the night.” Czar knew this side of town was rather abandoned in comparison to the city streets he’d come from, surely they could find something safe for the night so that Czar could keep a watchful gaze on the creature. Though they barely knew one another, Czar would never be able to forgive himself if something bad happened to her. The Mastiff smiled half-heartedly toward his new acquaintance.
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