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Perses left Inaria and is here now to join (discussed this with Eve). Dated to roughly mid March if that's alright.
       It had been almost half a moon since Perses had fled from Inaria. He never felt like he fit in to the wolves and the culture of the pack. It hadn't taken much to get him to flee and now the beast found himself on a trek as far as he could get from the wolf pack. He didn't feel like he fit in but he didn't want to be lonely. The beast found the ocean and walked along the cliffs, unsure of where he was going but feeling like he was going the right way.

       The oversized sabre had only the bare belongings, a small satchel with the few things he managed to bring with him, a white flower crown on his head, and a few feathers decorating his mane. Now he was equipped with some hunting skill and a sobering experience of what was expected in a pack. He didn't know what he would do now but he didn't want to go back but didn't want to be alone.

       The cream and brown behemoth smelled peculiar scents in the air, something he had never smelled before. He followed it to where it got stronger, the entrance of a cave. The beast sat there, figuring out it was pack lands and wanted to see what there was to offer. He was unsure of what was going to happen but he wanted to try again. He knew he had done something wrong but didn't know what he could do to fix it.

       Maybe he could try again.
I don't know where you're going but do you got room for one more troubled soul?



         
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The hot winds blew through her feathers and fur as she traced the pathways along the cliffside; a track weaving in and out of El Dorado that brought with it the many sights and sounds of home. Things were changing quickly in her home and Aine was unsure of how to deal with them. It wasn't necessarily bad, but it kept her from interacting with many of the other pack members. She was a Roc; the leader of a group of wolves and to be honest she was beginning to feel as if she were letting them down. A quick jaunt through the cliffs and borders to collect herself; to ready her mind and to bring her back in to focus was exactly what she needed.

What she didn't need was the scent of something new to enter her nose; something foreign. Her lips pulled back as she slowed her pace towards on of the cliffs many cave tunnels only to see a large cat sitting there, waiting. Her ears perked before lowering, fur and feathers standing on edge as she puffed herself out. Whoever this was, they were at least respectful to sit and wait, but that did not stop her from keeping her guard up as she approached.

"You are trespassing, cat," she sneered as she walked up to him, her head held high in rank, dark eyes watching him carefully, "why have you come here? What is your purpose? State it now, cat." Her fur and feathers would relax slightly, eyes still narrowed towards the newcomer. Everyone was welcome in El Dorado- but they would have to give Aine especially good reason to come in. This stranger was off to a good start, but it was something she felt still needed to be judged- and she would be that judge.

"Well? What brings you to El Dorado?"





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(This post was last modified: March 12, 2019, 12:43:45 AM by Perses.)


       Perses couldn't believe his eyes when he saw her. The canine that walked from the tunnels had feathers! They were pretty and her colors were pleasing to the eye, they matched her colors and he was sure that they weren't from other birds. He stared at her, dumbfounded before she addressed him and he remembered what canines did when they met someone higher-ranked than them. He held his head low and avoided meeting her eye. She spoke in sharp tones, referring to him as "cat" but at least she wasn't as wild as the creature that greeted him the first time.

       M-My n-name i-is Perses, the oversized sabre stated, not sure of what else to say. I-I w-was w-walking a-along th-the cl-cliffs a-a...a-and f-found th-this p-place, he didn't know how else to explain his arrival. I-I s-seek...I-I s-seek a-a...a-a h-home, he paused as his red eyes slowly looked up to her, S-Somewhere th-that I-I'm n-not a-a....I-I'm n-not d-different f-for...f-for l-liking pr-pretty th-things. He had always been regarded as an oddity for seeking out flowers in the snow and feathers. He realized that he after he got over the feeling of being overwhelmed by the new things, he just felt different. Not only because he was a sabretooth in a pack of wolves, but because there seemed to be things they expected of him that he couldn't be. They expected a warrior, a fighter. The brown behemoth was not.

       I-I l-lived i-in a-a p-pack o-of w-wolves f-for a-a c-couple o-of m-moons. I-I c-can h-hunt. I-I c-can l-learn. the crimson-eyed cat added.



         
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"M-My n-name i-is Perses. I-I w-was w-walking a-along th-the cl-cliffs a-a...a-and f-found th-this p-place. I-I s-seek...I-I s-seek a-a...a-a h-home... S-Somewhere th-that I-I'm n-not a-a....I-I'm n-not d-different f-for...f-for l-liking pr-pretty th-things. I-I l-lived i-in a-a p-pack o-of w-wolves f-for a-a c-couple o-of m-moons. I-I c-can h-hunt. I-I c-can l-learn."

The Roc stared at him long and hard, her face expressionless as he stuttered his way through his monologue. To be frank, Aine wasn't impressed with his display. El Dorado welcomed all, but the Roc reserved doubts in her mind that this was going to be a fruitful acceptance. If this cat wanted to join her home, he was going to have to prove himself to her. She lifted her head, dark eyes staring at him and his...was that a flower crown? Aine sneered; what kind of beast was this? She had never seen a cat wearing flowers- but to be fair- she had only seen few cats in her life. Anything was possible; it was not her place to judge what others wore around their body- even if she did find it in ill taste.

"I see," she mused after a long moment of silence between the pair. Internally she was debating of what exactly she was going to do with this cat. Chase him out? Or would she give him a chance. The Roc stared at him, allowing the silence to once more grow between them.

"I will give you a trial run," she finally mused, her voice sharp as she watched him, "and you will prove to me that you are worthy of stepping foot within El Dorado. Should you pass this test, you will be granted a place within our home, cat." Aine gave a small glimmer of bared teeth as her head lifted once more in to her ranking position.

"Should you prove incapable of being a useful member of our clan, then I will see to it that you are reminded never to step foot on this land again. Personally."

It wasn't that Aine didn't believe the sabre, and it wasn't that she wanted to chase out a prospective new member- but her job was on the line, and it was her job to show that she was capable of holding the attention of others; that she was a leader.

"We shall go on a hunt. Then and only then do I believe I can assess your true potential in this pack."

The Roc lifted her head and bellowed a howl in to the vastness of the rain forest- she called for a lark, any nearby lark to come and join in on their hunt.



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   Is he a workaholic? Fuck, he'd better not be. Maybe he'll take a week off without telling anybody, just to make sure he's not too invested-- but half his stashes are along his route, and he likes getting to the Sparrows first, just so everybody knows, and-- fuck, he kind of cares about this job. Ew.

   Just as he considers going to ground and just beating it for the day, he overhears a little something from up ahead. Sounds like Aine, pinched as always, but it's been a while since he's listened in on her particular type of snobbery. Hasn't smelled her in a while, either-- thought he was finally free. Looks like she's got a peon, too. Lorcan creeps closer through the canopy over the cliffs, intent on doing some eavesdropping, when she suddenly fucking howls, right in his goddamn direction. With a huff, the aviari hops down to her level, and meanders over, making a show of being in no hurry to answer, despite how oddly nearby he was.

   When finally nearing her, he first peeks over the precipice at Perses, raising a brow at whatever he's wearing before redirecting his attention to Aine with a sigh. "You called?" Lorcan makes an effort to sound bored, even if he's curious. The Roc had better not need backup.


Some only live to die; I'm alive to fly higher
than angels in outfields inside of my mind
I'm ascending these ladders, I'm climbin'
Say goodbye
This old world, this old world...

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or anyone                           
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       Perses had already been a part of a rather confusing test to enter Inaria and he wasn't surprised if this woman wished to test him. At least she wasn't as wild as the creature that met him at Inaria; she was calm and seemed to be a leader. The beast tried not to shrink under her scrutinizing eye. The sabretooth had to give a good impression and from what he could notice so far, she was not impressed.

       Alas, another test, a trial. At least this one the oversized sabre could do since it was to prove he was useful. Hunting, he could hunt well enough and hopefully meet her expectations best he could. The beast nodded, I-I w-will t-try m-my b-best.

       The crimson-eyed cat watched the female raise her head to howl at the sky and he waited until another of the peculiar feathered canines came over. This one had vibrant feathers, however the beast thought that the female's feathers were prettier and complemented her fur.

       The scarlet-eyed sabretooth would do whatever was asked of him and would follow the pair without word. He didn't know much about these lands, much less how to hunt in them but he could try and see what he could do.
I don't know where you're going but do you got room for one more troubled soul?



         
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" I-I w-will t-try m-my b-best."

She gave a firm nod, though she would admit based on his stuttering she did not fully believe him. But- it was never right to judge a book by its cover.

And Aine was in luck; her howl had resonated within the cliffside to call upon one of her Larks, Lorcan. She lifted her head as he came blundering out of the brush, offering him a curt smile. It was the closest she could manage to being proud and happy to see him. To be fair, she was; he was one of the best at his job and she knew it to be so. His attitude and lack of undertaking responsibility however, left much to be desired.

"You called?"

"Ahh, Lorcan, how nice to see you." she mused with that tight smile, her tone lightening just a bit as she looked at the aviari and then back to the cat.

'How nice of you to show up to do your duties as a Lark for once.'

Her face fell as she gave a soft hum. What was she going to do about this one...

"We are going to accompany this new "recruit" on a short hunt. He wishes to join the ranks of El Dorado but I do not believe he has shown me he is qualified. I am sure you would enjoy a little jaunt in to the mangroves to take care of a certain pest that has been plaguing parts of the border." She gave Lorcan a small, genuine smile. She was honestly trying her damndest to be a nicer boss, to show her appreciation towards her subordinates- was it working?

"A quarter mile in is a nice little pond of water. There is where we will find the beast that this cat will slay to prove he is worthy of our ranks." Her head held high she allowed a genuine toothy smile poke through her mouth.

"I am sure this cat will be able to kill a giant snapping turtle without losing a paw." Dark eyes looked from Perses to Lorcan before she began a slow trot in to the pack, leading the pair towards their destination: a large pool of water fed to by a decent sized waterfall; a general oasis by any sense of the terms. Lush foliage, rocks, and other assortments of flora decorated the space- it was one of Aine's favorite retreats, and a place where a nasty turtle had taken refuge. She would not tell the others that this was a personal request of which she was asking. No, it was to be a challenge for the newcomer to prove himself. The Roc paused as she neared the clearing in which the little oasis sat and turned to look at the other two.

"Deep in the center of the pond is your target, cat. Kill it without sustaining any wounds, without destroying the small oasis, and without creating a mess, and you will have a home here."

She smirked, turning to Lorcan and then back to Perses.

"If you require Lorcan's or my help you may ask for it. However you may not ask us to help you lure it out of the water or kill it. That, cat, will be all up to you."




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