She knew. She knew the moment you left. Hell, you'd been sleeping side-by-side for moons now and whenever you left she awoke, too. She didn't think anything of it, at first. She thought ... she thought that perhaps you just needed some fresh air or had a bad dream. She knows that she should have checked up on you but she was simply so tired everything that had happened in the past few days ... it overwhelmed the young she-cat who had just received the position of deputy.
She wasn't aware that she had dozed off until she was waking up again, winter blue eyes fluttering open much like the wings of a butterfly, fluttering about in the air with no worries, no concerns. A grin spread across her maw as she rolled over - only to find you still missing. She placed a paw on your nest, her brow furrowed in confusion when she felt not a shred of warmth left there. Her heartbeat stuttered in her chest, and she scrambled to her paws in a panic.
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