Hideaway Strath I taste you on my tongue
All Welcome  February 14, 2021, 12:03 AM
Kynareth Deagon
Saints Of The Dying Light
The Grandmaster*
Set late evening near the northern end of the river. Forward dated聽to the next day!聽Tagging @Patroclus

Kynareth鈥檚 been striding through his beautiful territory. Well, as beautiful as it could get all covered in snow and all that. Which,聽in a different way, still makes it聽beautiful.聽

His mind drifts to many things. His pack, the future of his pack, and聽the members that dwell within his pack. It makes him think about the maroon wolf that just join hardly a day ago. It鈥檚 time to show him around finally.聽

So the Grandmaster tilts his massive head out and releases a blistering howl to call for none other than Patroclus himself. Kynareth is sure he鈥檚 going to have a swell time teasing and playing with him.
February 14, 2021, 12:09 AM
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And who was he to make the kind man wait?

Patroclus practically glided through the new territory, a certain pep in his step unable to be hidden that evening. He arrived the same way he had yesterday. Perfectly neutral but some warmth to his facial features.

You called? He asked with a slight inflection upward in the pitch of his tone. Patroclus would not admit it right away, but he certainly felt charmed to be called for specifically.

To be wanted was all he wanted.
February 14, 2021, 12:31 AM
Kynareth Deagon
Saints Of The Dying Light
The Grandmaster*
Kynareth leaning against a tree when the man of the hour comes. Kyn sweeps his hawkish orbs over the snow until he meets the others gaze. 鈥淎h, yes.鈥 He comments uselessly. 鈥淚鈥檝e been meaning to show you around.鈥 The grandmaster pushes off the tree and moves closer, only leaving a fair foot or so in between them.

Already he feels the twinge of a smirk pull at his lips. This man seems brave, ready to please, happy. Perhaps he hasn鈥檛 been a part of a pack in sometime. It reminds Donovan about how he doesn鈥檛 know his story and how he might just want to. So Kyn nods his head in the opposite direction of him, a universal signal for Let鈥檚 go. and he begins a slow, comfortable walk.聽

鈥淪o, Patroclus.鈥 He finds himself purring. 鈥淲hat brought聽you here? How has fate dropped you off at the Saints doorstep?鈥 He converses confidently. His entire being 鈥 his aura 鈥 radiated confidence as he takes sure steps forward, occasionally brushing shoulders with the male beside him.
February 14, 2021, 12:36 AM
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It would do him well to know the place, instead of simply the spots where he rested buried in snow. So he followed in pleased silence. Although it seems he is pressed for conversation and he is, indeed, eager to please.

Ears swept back softly at the purr of his name before they righted once more. Patroclus returned the occasional contact as they moved along, eyes trained forward as if it was nothing. Surely it was nothing.

Luck, I suppose. He teased with warmth. I am sure my parents expected me to build more. However, I 鈥 as I have informed you 鈥 do better in supportive efforts. So I wander and find those to support.

Content to let himself be a rambling fool under the presence of a confident male.
February 14, 2021, 01:05 AM
Kynareth Deagon
Saints Of The Dying Light
The Grandmaster*
Thankfully Kyn doesn鈥檛 see the reaction to the purring of his name, or he surely would鈥檝e acted more upon it. Yet, he鈥檚 perfectly fine with stepping beside the smaller and listening to him. It鈥檚 short and sweet, right to the point. Surprisingly no longing story of his past or reminiscing on those he knew elsewhere. He likes that. It seems he鈥檚 a man that lives in the moment, but he can鈥檛 quite tell just yet.

Now lucky 鈥 lucky isn鈥檛 a word Kynareth would describe anyone to landed at their doorstep. Rather unlucky would suffice better. Or perhaps in this case Patroclus is lucky for meeting Kynareth and Nyra when they were in a聽good mood.聽

Still he doesn鈥檛 linger too long on the thought. Deciding to go to the next topic of conversation. 鈥淚 see.鈥 He laughs lowly. 鈥淵ou鈥檙e quite lucky and unlucky at the same time I鈥檇 say.鈥 His voice聽doesn鈥檛 carry anything foreboding in it, it鈥檚 merely a playful comment. 鈥淚鈥檓 glad we found you first.鈥 The Grandmaster ends with a chuckle as he purposely bumps their shoulders together.

Though Kynareth vaguely entertains the idea of what would鈥檝e happened if this man had found another pack before them. He might鈥檝e been meeting him in a completely different way. With his fangs itching for blood and Patroclus being the nearest living thing.聽

Needless to say, he聽carries on without saying so. 鈥淪o, as I said before, we鈥檙e territorial. We will insight kill, or try to kill, whatever comes here unwelcome. You鈥檙e welcome to approach a situation however you seem fit of course. The strath is our main territory. It reaches the back of the mountains. There is only one way in and out of here and it鈥檚 the northern entrance you entered from.鈥 He would go on to tell him about the surrounding territories that hugged the strath. Bonesplinter Ravine, Black Morass, Boartusk Heights, and Cedar sweep. All territories they do not technically own, but claim and patrol聽anyways. They鈥檙e greedy, what can he say?

Finally Kyn stops talking, getting tired of even his own voice and assuming the other does too. 鈥淎ny questions for me? I鈥檓 sure you can only bear my voice for so long.鈥 He looks over to him with a playful smirk. 鈥淣o pressure.鈥 He hums, eyes lighting up at the teasing banter.
February 14, 2021, 01:14 AM
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For a man who felt nothing but lucky these last few hours, he had no clue how to interrupt such words. So he kindly skips them and lands comfortably on what sounded to be a compliment. Indeed they had found him first. Both alphas had swooped upon him like hungry vultures. However...he could understand such if the next words were as honest as they sounded.

He held his tongue for all of it. Listened closely to the rundown he was given on the land and the way they operated. He almost felt a bit of whiplash for the topic to range back into the playful territory. His brain had been so submerged into learning.

Oh hush. He offered in a soft mumble with a bit of a firm bump to Kynareth. Your voice is fine and it is my job to listen to it. A listener and follower had been what he was after all. Questions, though? You leave me few to ask. Maybe...could I call upon you should I feel ill equipped for a situation?

Him specifically.
February 14, 2021, 01:30 AM
Kynareth Deagon
Saints Of The Dying Light
The Grandmaster*
He鈥檚 grateful that the other seems content to absorb the Saints way of life. He doesn鈥檛 know all of it, but surely he鈥檇 understand soon with time and experience. Hopefully they鈥檙e not as bad as Leigh鈥檚. Still, it鈥檚 obvious that the man is willing to learn and that only intrigues Kynareth further. A bright young mind such as him will be useful no matter the skill set he has.聽

Yet, all of a sudden Kynareth seems to be breaking his concentration. He doesn鈥檛 know it, but he does. He can鈥檛 help but tease the other, it鈥檚 second nature for him. When the other only answers back with an easy Oh hush. Kynareth鈥檚 smile may or may not have gotten bigger. One of his聽circular brows quirking up with intrigue as he reassures him that his voice isn鈥檛 appalling to listen to. Which to him means I like the sound of your voice and聽I must be flirting with you. regardless if Patroclus meant it like that or not.

He manages to save his flirty comments. Rather taking interest in the way he requests permission to call upon him when he鈥檚 needed. The striped brute聽has no idea that he means him specifically... or he might.聽

鈥淥f course you can. Don鈥檛 ever hesitate to.鈥 He answers quickly. It鈥檚 an easy decision. Every member should feel comfortable enough with him to call him in a time of need.聽

But back to more important matters. Kynareth鈥檚 smile grows. Taking on a confident edge that only succeeds in making him look more handsome by the second. Or more like a dick, it depends on who鈥檚 watching. 鈥淪o,聽you like聽the sound of my voice, huh?鈥 He instantly accuses in a wonderfully flirty, but much too casual purr. His goal is to fluster him if able. His flirtatious tendencies shameless as he settles golden orbs on the smaller males face.
February 14, 2021, 01:35 AM
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He laughed. It was not a deep sound like thunder, like what the man beside him might summon. It was a light sound akin to songbirds in spring. Perhaps a bit girlish when paired with his sheepish smile. Or maybe it isn鈥檛 girlish. Maybe it is simply Patroclus.

Easily smitten when given a smidge of attention.

It does not hurt my ears or bore me, if that鈥檚 what you鈥檙e asking. He served back in fellow playfulness. Also with a soft smile that did not contain even an ounce of the confidence his new alpha had.
February 14, 2021, 01:53 AM
Kynareth Deagon
Saints Of The Dying Light
The Grandmaster*
The Grandmaster聽even finds the others laugh quite endearing. His ears perk up at the noise and he speaks it in. He鈥檚 shamelessly enraptured by him. They don鈥檛 get many men around here. Let alone, men don鈥檛 seem to like Kynareth anyhow. It鈥檚 always females fawning over him.

Yet, it just seems like another聽poor soul聽ensnared by the Saintsman鈥檚 charm. A rather brutish charm if anything. Some find it annoying, some find it playful, something fun. Others all together hate his guts and would rather him not even breathe in their direction. Either way, he couldn鈥檛 care. He鈥檚 only glad to be on the receiving end of a much more fruitful interaction. Hell, Kyn counts Patroclus鈥櫬爊ext sentence as a compliment.

鈥淗ow sweet. I聽would say the same of you, peaches.鈥 He hums bravely. Back to business 鈥 kind of.聽鈥淚s there anything else you think you might need to know?鈥 The brindle male asks softly, never taking his eyes off of him.
February 14, 2021, 02:00 AM
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The name arrived again. Perhaps sweeter this time around as Patroclus found himself in a more...comfortable social position. No longer a complete stranger to this man. He had become a follower under him. Even if here, entirely alone, he felt like an equal to the larger man.

It would be smart of me to ask how best to show my use to you and yours. Especially seeing as my skills aren鈥檛...exactly physically shown like most do. A bit of shy laughter this time. He knew he did not offer the traditional things. Not some grand hunter and not a mastered warrior.

I would like to prove myself as much as I can and submerge myself into things here.
February 14, 2021, 06:44 PM
Kynareth Deagon
Saints Of The Dying Light
The Grandmaster*
Kyn can鈥檛 help but chuckle at the nervous laughter that bubbles up from the others throat as he explains that he want to make himself useful here. Truly, it wouldn鈥檛 be hard for him to do so.

鈥淩elax.鈥 He soothes calmly. 鈥淒on鈥檛 stress it. There鈥檚 many ways to make yourself useful. You could assist our medics in obtaining the supplies they need. You could hunt and store it in the cache. It doesn鈥檛 have to be anything extravagant. You could patrol our borders, watch for anything suspicious.鈥 Then his eyes land on him once more. 鈥淵ou could even spy for us if you feel up for the task.鈥 He ends with a bit of humorous excitement to his voice.

鈥淛ust know, even though I am merciless to those outside of my pack, I want those within to feel comfortable enough to come to me with any issue. I truly don鈥檛 flex my rank unless I really have to.鈥 He says it casually, conversationally.
February 14, 2021, 07:30 PM
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Of course he narrowed in on the last suggestion. It rung with excitement from the other male and Patroclus could not stop himself from pressing himself a bit closer. A consistent touch instead of jovial bumps.

Do you find me fit to spy? Humored by a suggestion but...he consider it the same as all the other ones.

He felt truly comfortable here, nestled in a private place next to the man who led. It would have been a bold move back home and so Patroclus still felt it bold here. As if he had already accomplished something so grand just by being here for this conversation.
February 14, 2021, 10:41 PM
Kynareth Deagon
Saints Of The Dying Light
The Grandmaster*
Patroclus presses further against the Grandmaster, the warm of their combined bodies making it just that much more pleasant, it is quite cold out after all. Still, the brindle males interest is piqued when the other asks if he is fit to spy. It truly makes him think for a moment. Only supplying him with a contemplative hum and an easy, rather lazy, smile.聽

鈥淚 would have to get to know you better.鈥 He admits. 鈥淔rom a strangers point of view I would lean towards a yes. You seem eager to work. You鈥檇 fit in easily to the packs I鈥檇 have you spy on.鈥 Then his mind wanders to @Zsuzsa. The midnight woman with the longest, most beautifully slender legs he鈥檚 ever seen. 鈥淲e have a wolf that is on a long term mission. She鈥檚 made herself at home in another pack in hopes to gain information.鈥 Then he pauses, a humorous laugh bubbling up from his throat as he says 鈥淚 hope she doesn鈥檛 get too comfortable. Though I say this in聽good heart, I don鈥檛 doubt her loyalty.鈥澛

Then his golden orbs look back down to him and they鈥檙e sparkling with that familiar flirtatious look in them. 鈥淚n conclusion; I think you鈥檇 be a fine spy, princess.鈥 He teases. 鈥淧erhaps you鈥檒l have to prove it to me one day.鈥
February 15, 2021, 09:27 AM
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Patroclus was easily enamored with the idea of living such a life. Some grand adventure under scandalous guises. However he had his own personal doubts on how well he could do such a thing.

Regardless he was given a little seal of approval and a new name. One that stirred his emotions in confused playfulness. Patroclus was not used to such things, but he had thoughts. Feelings.

I'd be prince. He corrected softly as he sought to bound ahead some and offered wide, sweeping wags of his tail. A look thrown over his shoulder to Kynareth.

Would the giant play along?
February 15, 2021, 01:02 PM
Kynareth Deagon
Saints Of The Dying Light
The Grandmaster*
Of course he would play along. So as the other claps back with his own playful quip and goes rushing forward, the Grandmaster鈥檚 maw twists into a smirk. He doesn鈥檛 even think twice. With an excited wave of his own curled tail he鈥檚 galloping after him. The muscles beneath his striped pelt flex as he trudged through the snow.聽

鈥淥h?鈥 He huffs, the sound slurring聽into a laugh. 鈥淢y apologies your Majesty. I鈥檒l be sure to get it right next time.鈥 Comes his husky tone as he catches up. Catching onto the game he wants to play he attempts to nip at the others hip as he goes.
February 15, 2021, 07:33 PM
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He swayed his hips at the nip that had been placed upon one. A little fluff of his fur from thrilled excitement. It felt stupidly bold to make such foolish demands of a stronger, higher man. Yet he found himself washed in bliss for it. Especially when Kynareth seemed keen to play along.

Majesty, He purred with a broad sweep of his tail, lifted for only a moment. I think I like that more than prince. Patroclus鈥 words were accented by his songbird laughter before he sought to take the lead once more in playful bounds.
February 15, 2021, 10:25 PM
Kynareth Deagon
Saints Of The Dying Light
The Grandmaster*
Majesty. the russet man hums pleasantly. It has Kynareth鈥檚 maw opening up into a broad laugh. Louder than his usual breathy chuckles, a booming noise that reverberates his chest and has him stumbling in the deep聽snow.

It鈥檚聽quick to die out as he sends another rumbling tease out. 鈥淚t鈥檚 got a nice ring to it, huh?鈥澛

He鈥檚 following quickly behind and urging himself from his slower gallop into a short sprint. His head bows聽dangerously and a sly smirk imprints聽on his face. 鈥淚 think it even 鈥斺 He moves to the opposite side a bit, just before he attempts to headbut the others side to send him sprawling. Not horribly hard, but just enough to get the job done. His smart mouth never ceases to stop talking even during battle, finishing with聽鈥溾 suits you.鈥聽and聽a shallow grunt on impact. If he鈥檚 lucky enough to聽impact that is.

If he鈥檚 successful he would be seen playfully stalking toward his downed pack mate in hopes of taking their play fight to the mat.
February 15, 2021, 10:32 PM
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Patroclus would not admit such a thing, but it was likely how he was dwarfed by the man that impact was made easy. Meaningful impact that sent him into a stumble. Soon he met the snowy earth with a soft huff.

His limbs tucked close to his underside as he simply watched the larger man. Patroclus could feel his heart as it thrummed rapidly in his chest. Excited, thrilled and vulnerable.

Does it? Most majesty I know does not get knocked over, yet here I am. He protested with a mock pout, humor heavy in his words despite the face he pulled. Still find me worthy of the title?
February 15, 2021, 10:46 PM
Kynareth Deagon
Saints Of The Dying Light
The Grandmaster*
The Grandmaster watches the other tumble through the snow with hardly contained glee. Immediately hunching down into a playful stalk, large paws slowly lifting up and going down 鈥攄isappearing into the snow.聽

Kyn chuckles at how cute the pout makes his face. His eyes closing and a confident 鈥楬an Solo鈥櫬爏mirk coming to his face as he nods casually. Absolutely, darling, the title looks good on you.鈥 He offers shamelessly, eyes flicking聽open and meeting the others mischievously.

He could then be seen stalking even closer, practically towering over him at this point. 鈥淪orry I knocked you over.鈥 He rumbles with a shit eating grin.聽Teasing聽like he isn鈥檛 even sorry. 鈥淗ere, let聽me 鈥斺 He鈥檚 casually stepping over Patroclus鈥 limbs and begins聽bravely tugging and nipping at his neck. 鈥溾 help you up, your majesty.鈥 It鈥檚 muffled but he gets the words out well enough for the suggestive twang in his tone to show through.
February 15, 2021, 10:57 PM
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He felt...warm. Something he could blame on a number of things. The thick winter coat he still held onto, the sudden closeness of them, maybe he found himself abruptly sick with a fever. Excuses. He knew how to paint plenty of them when backed into a corner.

Patroclus moved his front limbs. Stretched outwards now so he could push his front paws into the large chest of the other man. A lazy attempt to keep him at bay, not that he wanted to, but he felt inclined to keep up his end of the game he had started.

You鈥檝e clearly never dealt with majesty before. He teased in an almost whisper, no need for loudness when placed this close. How can I forgive this...oversight of how to handle someone of my status? A giggle followed, slipped free from him as if Kynareth had nipped it right out of his throat.
February 15, 2021, 11:14 PM
Kynareth Deagon
Saints Of The Dying Light
The Grandmaster*
Is it getting hot in here or is Kyn just loosing his mind? The answer is yes.聽

Kynareth鈥檚 chest rumbles as he laughs into his fur. It鈥檚 low and breathy as he lifts his monstrous head up. His grin horribly cocky and sly, hawkish eyes half lidded, and a circular brow cocked.聽

Then he scoffs playfully. 鈥淥f course I鈥檝e dealt with majesties 鈥 I鈥檓 the fuckin鈥 king, baby.鈥 The boast transitions into a hearty laugh and he鈥檚 leaning back down to torture Patroclus some more. 鈥淧erhaps, I鈥檒l have to make it up to you. For my, utter disrespect of your title.鈥澛

Teeth reach for his throat again, unable to shut up. 鈥淢aybe take you on a nice date. Go hunting or maybe聽a spar. Go bask in the moonlight at聽the beautiful waterfall a few miles away from here.鈥 He mumbles so horribly confident into his fur, paying no聽mind to the paws at his chest.
February 15, 2021, 11:24 PM
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It was a good reminder for Patroclus. As much as he teased and played his role, he was not the king here. Even if he felt pampered in this moment. Especially as the idea of a date was laid before him.

No one, ever, had spoken to Patroclus like the behemoth that loomed over him.

He actively tilted his head back as he exposed more of his neck. A show of trust truly. A spar. At the waterfall in the moonlight. He decided on. Certain of it in that moment.

Even if he felt even more certain that Kynareth would win in such a match up. Patroclus had tussled with men back home in his Kingdom but he did not think he had ever been so outmatched before like this. Perhaps that was what had guided his decision. Ready to be exposed to the force of what a monolith could do.

You wouldn鈥檛 deny a prince that, would you?
February 15, 2021, 11:55 PM
Kynareth Deagon
Saints Of The Dying Light
The Grandmaster*
More neck is showed in a faithful upwards tilt of the russet man鈥檚 chin. It has Kynareth鈥檚 smile growing slightly as his teeth nip just a bit harder. Then he鈥檚 suggesting 鈥 no,聽confirming exactly the type of date he would like. The Grandmaster perks his auds up clearly entertained and enthusiastic. He likes being ordered around every once in a while. By the right wolves of course.

He pulls back once more, unable to whips the cocky smile that contorts his face handsomely. 鈥淵our Majesty,鈥 He corrects playfully. 鈥淚 would never dream聽of denying you such a thing.鈥澛

Then all of a sudden he鈥檚 moving off of him and sauntering just a step away. 鈥淭hen it鈥檚 a date. When will you be ready, darling?鈥 He ask with a light tilt of his head. A gleam of white teeth greeting him as well.
February 16, 2021, 03:21 PM
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Good. He huffed dramatically, paws aimed to momentarily press deeper into the man's chest. Except suddenly Kynareth pulled away and Patroclus felt...bare. Exposed, a bit raw in the whirlwind of emotion. It was almost too much for him to comprehend.

In a tangle of his own limbs and emotions, he found it in him to stand again. I am ready always. Such is the life of majesty. He teased before he craned his neck some to nip his teeth through his own fur where he could. Make himself look presentable.
February 17, 2021, 07:44 PM
Kynareth Deagon
Saints Of The Dying Light
The Grandmaster*
The other seems momentarily stunned that the brute removed himself. He had to. If he was on top of him any longer he might have done something much worse than just nibble on his neck a little. Still, watching him scrabble to get up entertains him and the words he says even more so.

鈥淧erfect.鈥 He takes a few steps to the north and looks back at him. 鈥淵ou鈥檙e escort is ready. Shall we?鈥 He hums back with a sly smile and a聽cock of his brow.