I woke up feeling very warm and snug for being outside. Why was I wearing a heavy fur blanket? The blanket moved causing me to jump up. As soon as I was up I felt silly. Warph had snuggled tightly against me. Merla, who usually kept her distance when sleeping, was snuggled up on the other side of the giant wolf. At first I missed the little king, but then I realized that he was curled up right on top of the huge predator.
Warph got up with a yawn and stretched. Sirlriend jumped off of his back and started getting breakfast ready. He seemed chipper and ready to go. Merla drug herself up, did her own yawn and stretch, looked at me and smiled.
“How did you sleep?” she asked.
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