Jarah shook his fur to get rid of the rain only to be completely drenched seconds later. His eyes squinted against the storm as he scanned the side of the mountain for the cave that was supposed to be there, but there was nothing but dead trees and bushes. He let out a low whine of both confusion and frustration. He was sure that he had gone in the correct direction, and the thought of having to regroup gave him a headache. The storm had been raging since before the sun even rose, and the thunder rung in his head consistently. Kida knew that it wasn’t a good day to travel to the caves, but the stubborn girl persisted, dragging Josh and Erin along with them. Jarah had originally protested, refusing to let her climb on to his back in hopes that she would get the message. This only angered her, and she ended up scolding him harshly for his puppish behavior.
Kida, shoulder hunched against the rain and half her face wrapped in her scarf, peered through the rain to the mo