Olivia heard his voice slither around in her mind again causing goose bumps to rise when she realized that she actually did hear him talk for the first time. She licked her lips and pulled her head forward with her forehead still clamped down against his as she brought her hand to stroke the back of his ear. His voice sounded really… Young? Like a guy around her age which astounded her . She looked felt herself blush darkly at his compliment and she pulled away slightly to look into his eyes, “I… I ran away from home.. It’s more dangerous there with them than you…” She whispered softly as she felt tears run down her cheeks again, her shoulders trembling. “P-please don’t leave me…” She whimpered
Josh closed his eyes peacefully as she stroked the back of his ear. He opened them again as she moved. Joshes eyes softened at her pleas, and he nodded once.
“Don’t move..” he told her as he gently licked her wounds once, each one closing up within seconds. He got to his feet slowly and waited for her to stand, he would have carried her, but he could barely hold his own weight with his shoulder, which he was sure was broken, or dislocated. Josh decided not to tell her who he was, that he was really human. He’d get her to a safe place and then.. force himself to leave. It was what’s best for her.
“Where do you want me to take you?”
Olivia softly began to whimper as she slowly curled up into a ball, she could feel hot tears streaming down her face… Not only from the unbearable pain but from the everything she was currently experiencing. She had runaway from her home to go to her grandmothers house- taking the forest as a short cut but ended up seeing a man around every tree that tried persuading her to follow him to some place “special”. She knew not to trust him and as she sped up quicker to avoid him, she was pushed into a tree by a quick invisible forest and that’s when she realized she was a toy and he was playing with her. She never thought that a giant wolf would help a girl running away to grandmas house… Pft, It was like Little Red Riding Hood except it wasn’t a cloak she was wearing but a jacket.
She felt a wet nose brush against her cheeks making her softly giggle as she looked up to meet a pair of golden eyes that instantly took her breath away- it was like she could see past them and into his soul. She sat up a bit and grabbed his mouth, jerking him to stay in place as she sat up slowly, never breaking eye contact as she heard a comforting huskily rasp whisper to her… “Why are you sorry?” She asked softly rubbing the fur on his head with her hand “You saved my life…” She stated bringing her head down so her forehead met his as she nuzzled him lovingly.. She didn’t know why but she felt something within the wolf.. She felt someone. She wanted him.. To know him. “I want to know you… Please. I need someone..” she whispered sadly with a tear streaming down her face in hope she wasn’t crazy by how she was feeling.
Joshs’ heart skipped a beat as she spoke. She could hear him?
Josh nuzzled his snout against her cheek, wiping away the tears.
“You don’t need anyone..” he thought. “Especially not me. I’m dangerous..”
Josh had half a mind to wait until she fell asleep, then leave to get help, and she would think of it as nothing but a dream, but he couldn’t bring himself to do that.
“You’re beautiful..” he added. “Why someone like you is alone bewilders me..”
“They just…they feel off” Kaiden frowns a little bit, like he’s not completely sure what he means. “Just doesn’t feel right, always having that ominous feeling, like something horrible is going to happen”
Kaiden squeezes Andy’s hands. “Thank you for being here.”
“I know..” Andy murmured as she glanced around again. “But if something bad does happen.. help is here.”
Andy squeezed his hands back gently. “You don’t have to thank me, I’d do anything for you. Would you like a coffee?”
He nods a little, and a tiny frown is left on his lips as his eyes fall to the ground again. He swallows deeply.
“She has a lot of her mother in her.” he promised, raising his eyes to watch over the baby girl. “They say I can bring her home tomorrow, but I’m not sure I like hospitals, and I know that I need to stay as long as I need to for her to get better.”
Andy’s heart skipped a beat as she was reminded that they were sitting in the hospital.
“You should like them.. they’re a place to help sick people get better.. or at least try too..” she whispered as her eyes flickered up to the window by the doorway. She could see the surgeon from earlier watching her curiously and she looked away again, thankful that they could leave soon.
Olivia’s eyes were glued onto the beautiful beast that stared into her eyes, searching her- finding out who she was. Her long blonde locks were in soft waves down to her waist, her green eyes growing more bright as they stared back into the gold. She licked her pink heart shaped lips as the silence grew but it wasn’t uncomfortable.. It was comforting and curious. She sunk her teeth onto her bottom lip when a course of pain rushed out and quickly back into her body causing her to whimper softly but she noticed she wasn’t the only who whimpered. Her eyes darted up to the whimper of a wolf who was slowly limping away, her heart slowly sunk not only was he in pain but her hero was walking away. She digged her nails into the trunk of the tree, hoisting herself up before she stumbled her way towards the gorgeous beast, “H-Hey!” She called out trying to get his attention before she tripped over a fallen branch causing her to fall forward face first into a pile of multicolored leafs. She let out a yelp of pain and curled up into a ball as she hissed, closing her eyes as she breathed heavily in attempt to comfort her body.
Josh looked back at her quickly as he heard her call out. As he saw her fall, he bounded over to her, ignoring the sharp pain as he nuzzled her with his nose.
“I’m sorry,” he thought. He knew she probably couldn’t hear him. He didn’t even know half the things he could do. He wished he could help her, but if he changed back now.. her life would be in danger. She’d have to be on the run.. she couldn’t have a normal life.
He closes his eyes as the image filled him mind, although he knew he didn’t have to. He smiles gently and and nods, and then the stars are around them again. He smiles wider and he nods.
“Okay” He tells her, opening his eyes and giving her the most fleeting of kisses. He looks back to Ria and his smile stays put on his face.
“She’s absolutely beautiful”
Andy rested her head against his shoulder as she looked at Ria once more.
“She’s stunning,” she agreed. “And she looks like you.”
The girls eyes widened as she stared deep into the dark hypnotic red eyes that bored into hers with intensity. She let out a choked yelp as the air in her lungs was slowly starting to fade away, her fingers clinched around the pale ones barred around her neck. She attempted to pull the pale hand away from her neck as she let out chokes of pleas that begged the blood thirsty demon to stop but he only smirked. He leaned forward to let his tongue contact with her soft cheek, trailing up to her ear where he whispered, “Stop squirming and making cute noises, it just gets me more hyped up…”. Olivia’s eyes slowly began to close at his hypnotic voice that danced in her ears, his hot breath ticking the hair on her skin causing it to stand up as he opened his mouth preparing to sink his teeth into her neck. Her vision was darkening and her hope was lost … Before he was teared away from her. Olivia fell to the ground with a yelp as her bloody arm hit the ground first, she looked up slowly to meet her savior when her eyes slowly widened in surprise. Standing before her was a giant white wolf, more giant then normal ones, his teeth were out in warning towards the vampire and his golden eyes were bright as ever but it made Olivia nervous as she slowly listened to the conversation between the two.
Olivia backed herself up against the trunk of the tree, her legs brought up to her chest with her arm holding down the wound of her shoulder. She licked her lips as her bright green eyes dragged over the area of the dancing species that she thought were only in fantasies. Her thoughts were wild and pounding against her head once she saw a sight that brought her hopes down… The wolf had ripped the vampire in half and was slowly lifting his head to look up into hers.
She was scared.
Was this wolf going to eat her? What did he want? Why did he save her? Was he just claiming her as food? So many questions with no answers but once his eyes connected with hers she felt a wave of safety wash over her fear. Her eyes softed as his stance seemed to lighten up, his eyes brightening as he seemed like he was in a trance with his ears pulled back. Her heart melted at his appearance- at how vulnerable he looked.
She wasn’t afraid…
Joshua killed the vampire with an anger that boiled deep down inside. At that moment, he was a wild animal, killing its prey. He’d forgotten who he was as a person, it was at times like these that he despised being what he was.
When he was done, he looked up slowly at the human.
“Kill her.” A voice deep down growled.. but the longer Josh stared at her, the more human he became. He stared at her dreamily, realising just how beautiful she was, even if she had just been attacked.
He tried to take a step towards her, but let out a yelp and fell to the ground as he applied pressure to his front, left leg, and a sharp pain shot through it.
As he laid on the ground, he avoided looking at her. Should he reveal his true identity? Reveal who he was? That he wasn’t just a wolf.. or should he leave her be. He realised she was probably scared of him, and expected her to run off any second. With a slight huff, Josh climbed to his feet, avoiding putting too much pressure on his sore leg as he turned around and started limping off.
However, the further away he got from her, the more his heart sank. Why was this happening to him? He was a lone wolf. He was supposed to be figuring this out on his own.. but why couldn’t he imagine going on without this stranger.
Kaiden watches quite closely as she holds his babies hands, watching her concentration as she takes the pain away, he can tell she’s taking it from her, taking the pain from Ria and putting it into herself. All he can hope is that Andy does not hurt too badly, he could not have her hurting because he couldn’t do it, because he couldn’t take her pain away. Ria seemingly slept quite peacefully now, and the monitors beeped in a peaceful rhythm. He loved this baby girl already and he’d only met her for a day, and he really didn’t know what to do. Fear and anguish came upon him all at once. How could he raise a child? What if he did it wrong? What if he couldn’t be there when she needed him? What if she grew up to hate him? His hands tighten around Andy’s when she replaces her hand, he turns and rests his forehead against her own. He can feel the growing heat of her head and forces his temperature lower.
“Thank you, thank you so much. I- I don’t know how to make this up to you” he whispers, blue eyes burning into hers, He tilts his head upwards to kiss her forehead and rests his forehead against hers again.
“You don’t have to make this up to me,” Andy murmured gently, closing her eyes as he kissed her forehead, then opening them again to look into his eyes.
“I know you are, but you don’t have to be. She’ll be okay, and you’ll be a great father. I promise, you have nothing to worry about..” she whispered softly.
Andy closed her eyes again, and this time, directed calming thoughts to Kaiden. She showed him glimpses of what she showed Ria, and images of him and the little girl cuddled up next to the fire reading a book.
She showed him the stars once again, and how she felt up there. That feeling of freedom. Andy opened her eyes once more and kissed his nose.
“Don’t be afraid.” she whispered.
Olivia ran through the dark forest- trees quickly passing by in her vision. She breathed heavily as she looked down at her wounded arm that had a stream of blood leaking down to her fingers tips. She pressed down harder onto the wound to slow down the blood, squinting an eye in pain. She continued her running, doing anything she could to get away from the blood sucking that was growling loudly behind her. Olivia looked up at the dark night sky to see the full moon shining ever so brightly as if it was a spotlight. Olivia was in a night of weakness, a night where she couldn’t fight back or escape.
Olivia felt a hanging branch hit her across the face, cutting her cheek. She cursed underneath her breath doing her best to pick up her weak human legs- urging herself to continue running so she didn’t end up as dinner. She turned the corner, stumbling to hide behind a trunk of a tree so she could get a chance to breathe. She laid her back onto the cool wood that burned against her hot skin, she closed her eyes trying to catch her breath. She looked down at her wounded arm with a squinted eye in pain when she pressed down harder. “Dammit…” She whispered softly to herself glancing behind the tree to see the tall blood thirsty demon sniff the air, trying to smell the blood that was pouring out of the girl’s arm.
Olivia shook her head, planted it against the trunk of the tree, closing her eyes as she tried to think of a plan to get out of her shithole situation.
Before she could sprint forward, a hand clamped down onto her throat slowly lifting her off the ground, her breath choked and struggled. Her hands gripped the choking hand- doing her best to pry it off her body.
Joshua was running through the forest, the cool breeze whipping through his fur as his paws hit the floor with speed and agility. He loved this part of being a shapeshifter. The feeling of being free.
Suddenly, something caught his attention. He stopped in his tracks as the scent of blood filled his nostrils, as well as the sound of heavy, clumsy footprints against the floor.
But there was something else that got his attention.. the scent of a creature he had come across many times. A creature that had killed another shapeshifter, a friend of his who had been helping him learn about his abilities.
Josh snarled and took off in the direction of the scents, he covered the half a mile quickly and stopped just in time to see the creature lift a human girl into the air.
Josh snarled again, fangs bared as he leapt forward, hitting the vampire in the stomach, forcing him to drop the girl.
Joshua stood infront of the human protectively as the vampire stood up and fixed his clothes, a cruel smirk plastered on his lips.
“Ah, a wolf boy. It’s been a while since I’ve come across one of your kind.”
Josh snarled again in reply.
“Oh, and so young. I’m surprised you’re not ripping that girl to shreds. I know how.. uncontrollable your species can be.”
That one line caused something in Josh to snap. He growled again and attacked the vampire. As he charged at him, the vampire lashed out and flung the young wolf against a nearby tree. Josh whimpered before getting up and attacking again, this time getting a grip on the undead, killing him without a second thought.
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Her hug gives him the smallest amount of comfort, and her words help him only slightly. He still feels he should be able to do something, that he should be able to help her, stop her pain.
“She should be allowed out in another day or so” he says, trying to stay positive, although he was sure that boat had sailed the moment he saw her in Georgia. His arms are tightly wounded around Andy’s back, holding her to him, Kai presses his face into the crook of her neck before she pulls his chin back, forcing his eyes to meet hers, he gives a nod and looks back to the baby girl, who was now only whimpering, she would sleep soon, Kai hoped.
“I’m sorry.” He says to Andy.
“Don’t be sorry,” Andy said gently. She looked over at the baby girl and stood up slowly.
“May I?” she asked softly before reaching into the crib. She held Ria’s little hand in just three of her fingers and closed her eyes, pulling the pain away from the whimpering infant and into herself. As shiver ran up her spine and she winced slightly, but she’d rather feel it than Ria, seeing that her body could handle it better than the fragile baby.
Andy didn’t use her powers too often, as it tended to make her slightly insane, but this was something she had to do, she’d just have to suck it up.
As the baby fell into a soft sleep, Andy directed thoughts of all the fairytales she had read about, towards Ria. Filling her mind with images of dolphins playing in the waves and fairies flying through the trees.
Once she had given her enough images to last the night, Andy sat back down again as a headache started to arise. She linked her fingers with Kaidens once again as she watched Ria’s tiny chest rise and fall peacefully.