The luck of finding a four legged companion that within capacities understands your hopes and fears further than expected is a true blessing.
Wordless support with just a hug that helps to hang on a little longer when going through the worst of times.
Not to mention the bodyguard material in this case. It takes guts to confront the Lady’s mastiff.
Though generic, this Knight is wearing a coat of arms chained to his armour. Historically, when a knight had his full armour on, even his friends couldn’t recognize him. Because of this, they began to put the symbol of their Lord or King in their armour. This is how it got the name “coat of arms”.
To see him again returning home. Returning to her.
The letter received just last month brought the worst news possible, and yet there he was. Waking slowly towards the castle, from afar, still a silhouette in the distance but no doubt about it, he was back.
As she smiled lost in the happiness that was arriving with him despite all odds after mourning the lost, everyone in the household felt unsure on how this was possible.
We have mentioned before that impracticable pieces of armour found their way onto a battlefield more than once but this lad is not off to war. He’s actually on his way to show his mates what his cool uncle got him from his travels.
Worries about sounds in the night prompt discreet investigation
Gathering all wits in order to thread the dark corridors with a bright lamp and determine the source of unfamiliar noises, trying to find out if they belong to the living, to the dead, or… something else.