A day in an Hunter's life
Here goes my try at the story contest, pardon the mistakes and the lenght (got a little carried away). I hope you like it:
It was a fine day in Orgrimmar, the sun was already high in the sky when i woke from the bed i rented at the Inn.
After a light meal and a cool drink, i stepped outside and directed my way to the stable master to check on my wolf mount. Arrived at the right moment, has my wolf was being cleaned and prepared for my journey.
Having talked the day before with some hunters, my plan for the day was to tame a elusive black wolf from a pack last seen in the wilderness in the Hinterlands.
A quick visit to the bowyer to stock on arrows, to the butcher to get some nice steaks to attrack the wolf and i was ready.
Marked on the map my journey. A ride to the Zeppelin tower, catch the zeppelin to the undead city, and then a bat to the troll village in the Hinterlands where one contact i talked to told me was a troll hunter that could direct me to the wolf pack.
After some time, i arrived safely at the troll village. Got my last directions and i was ready. According to my friend hunter, the wolf pack was last seen near a south located lake, near some usually vicious trolls that didn't like strange visitors.
But, a bit crazy like i am, i decided that the prize was worthy of some bruises.
The sun was already going down on the horizon when i tracked down the pack. "this is gonna be dificult", i tought to myself. The wolfs were dark as the night, and very dificult to spot trough the already dark forest.
"i'm not gonna waist the trip, so i might aswell set the trap". My eyes were set on the alpha male, a very unusually dark wolf, never haven't seen any like that before on my trips. The trap set, i backtracked a few meters away and covered myself with some branches the best i could.
Almost asleep, something caught my attention. THe wolf was sniffing the steak i put on the trap and looking around very suspicious. "You seem very smart indeed, my friend". When he, thinking it was safe to have a bite, appeared more confident, i put the plan in motion. Has soon he bitted the meat, my trap fired and a quick blast of ice trapped his legs, lending me time to start the charm enchant. Was a very dificult enchant, as he was strong minded about leaving his pack to journey with me.
The charm enchant is a strange one. You enter in a transe where you can hear the pet toughts and feelings, and then a comunication occurs,almost like talking to a person, trying to convince him to join you. The beasts cannot be forced to go with you, it's more like trying to group with one adventurer to go and meet the world.
It's a very tiring process for us hunters, and at the end we are very numb and breathless.
But, strong minded as he was, he decided that he would like to meet the world and agreed to join up.
Almost in a instant, he run towards me at such a fury that i tought he had tricked me. He jumped and got a griffon down with such elegance and quickness that it didn't give any time for the griffon attack to be sucessfull.
And so, in that very dark night, i gained a new friend. A very dark wolf, his name "Nocturn".
As i'm writing this, a few days passed, he is quietly sleeping beside me at my usually rented bed in the Orgrimmar Inn.
What i gained from that day? A new friend, a very sharp claw from the griffon and a few bruises and cuts. Such is the life of a hunter, eh?