The night was going well. Kurdak, in his werewolf form, was far more docile than usual. He was calm thanks to Vera's consolation and dozing off. Annelotte looked at the pair from a distance. She couldn't approach them because of Kurdak.
A magical wave, notification of the use of a contact crystal, washed over her. Annelotte looked stunned. She didn't think Leguna would use it at such a time. She could tell the wave had been sent from York.
"Sis..." Annelotte attempted to call Vera over.
The girl's voice attracted Kurdak's attention. He opened his eyes alertly and began to growl threateningly.
"Don't worry, I'll be fine."
Vera stroked Kurdak's furry back before walking over.
"Something's happening with Leguna. I want to go check it out," said the girl.
"How will you get there this late?"
"With transference spells. I'll be fast."
"Alright. Come back quickly. Don't worry about me. Kurdak won't harm me," said Vera with a nod.
"Alright, I'll be back soon."
Leguna stretched his hand into his chest pouch...