"We have a problem Alpha", the head warrior, Josh mind linked me. I know he won't mind link unless there is a threat to the pack.
"Where are you?", I asked as I closed the contract I was reading.
"Near pack borders", he replied instantly.
"Stay right there, I'm coming", I ordered and left the office in a hurry. The pack members bowed their neck in submission as I walked past them. I nodded in acknowledgement.
"Continue your work", I ordered the kitchen staff when they leave their work to greet me. Young pups are waiting for their breakfast after hard training. They must be pretty hungry so I don't want to make them wait longer.
I have to travel a good few metres so I can shift into my wolf. My bones cracked and bent in an awkward position. Hairs sprouted from my skin. My nails turned into claws, my hands converting into paws. Soon I was standing proudly in my wolf form.
Sunlight bounced on my fur as I run. Warm light made my fur warm.
We should go for a run. My wolf suggested. I didn't miss the hope lingering in her voice. I feel bad for us. Wolf loves to run and go on hunts and it's been a while since we have done that. She must be feeling caged as I didn't let her out.
Later. I promised. She sighed and silently made her way to the back of my head. My heart ached for her.
I took off in full speed as I don't have time to waste. Jose was looking rather concerned when I reached near the border. I looked around for cloth to wear and changed before going in front of him.
"What happened?", I asked without wasting any time. He bowed before replying to me.
"The rogue's smell has been discovered here", he answered. I raised my nose up in the air and took a whiff. Soon enough the smell of two rogues hit my senses.
"Had they done anything suspicious?", I asked as I survey the area around.
"No", he said. I sighed.
"They are probably travelling and crossed the territory by mistake. Don't dwell on it any more", in other packs they kill the rogues right on the spot but in this pack, rules have changed ever since dad has handed me the duties of Alpha. I don't want to kill any innocent person, rogue or not.
Only those receive punishment who really deserve it, be it a pack member or rogue. I am really strict about that rule. I don't show mercy to those who have done wrong and I never punish those who haven't done any harm. And I will never break my rules.
"Go back, there's nothing to worry about", my gaze swept around the area once again.
"Yes Alpha", he nodded. I nodded back and shifted into my wolf before sprinting off.
"Alpha, Luna is on the phone, she wants to talk to you", one of my pack members, Riley said when I entered the packhouse. I took the phone from her hands and made my way towards the office.
"Mom", I breathed out.
"How is my baby?", mom's excited voice came from the other side. I rubbed my forehead as I know she is not going to hang up soon. Don't get me wrong, I really love her but I don't have time for a chat now.
I have to prepare the contract for a deal with the neighbouring pack. The Alpha thinks just because I'm a female, he can fool me into giving some of the pack lands to him.
He is highly mistaken if he thinks I'll give up on the pack lands. The land belongs to this pack and it'll always be ours. I'll not let any cunning Alpha take it away from us.
"Sapphire, are you listening?", mom questioned from the other side of the line.
"Yes mom", I replied absentmindedly. Mom continued with her banter, which I didn't pay any attention too.
"Mom I really need to work, I'll call you later", I didn't wait for her reply and hang up.
What's the matter with you? I growled out at my wolf. She is anxious and clawing at me to set her free.
I don't know. She growled back and started pacing around. I'll get a headache if she doesn't stop pacing soon.
Let's go on a run. I suggested to her. I won't be able to work if she continues to be this anxious. At least a run can help her calm down.
I shredded my clothes and transformed into my beautiful beast. My pack members often comment on how beautiful my wolf is. With platinum blonde colour fur and Sapphire blue eyes, she is bound to look beautiful.
The only similarities between us are our eyes and hair. Otherwise, we are totally different, both in nature and looks.
Let's go. I said and gave full control to her. I moved to the back of her head and sat down. Silently looking through her eyes.
She happily took off when I gave her full control. It's rare for us to give full control to our beast, that's why when they get the opportunity, they make the most out of it.
My fur glowed under the sun, somewhat giving it the illusion of light gold. The smell of nature smells heavenly. The soil under my paws feels like I'm walking on a cloud.
The crunchy sound made by leaves sounds like music to me. The distant sound of a river adds up to the music.
Wait... We don't have any river near our pack lands. My eyes snapped opened. I was so engrossed in my own thoughts that I didn't realise that we have crossed the pack land.
I immediately took the control back. My wolf growled in protest but I forced her to the back of my head.
What the hell? I cursed when I realised we are far from the pack. Everything is foreign to me.
I'm sorry. My wolf apologized sadly when she realised what she has done. We are alone here and from the smell, it's not a pack land, that means we can encounter rogues here. I may not kill innocent rogues but there are bad rogues too.
They are a sociopath and takes pleasure in killing. They are a danger to humanity. They kill without any remorse and I sure as hell don't want to become their next meal.
Why the hell did you come here anyway? I asked my wolf as I surveyed my surroundings for any possible threat.
I don't know, something was pulling me. She murmured softly. I closed my eyes and sighed.
Why would feel the pull to come here? I asked her.
Not here, we are only halfway. She trailed off. I scoffed at her. So she would have wandered to God knows where without thinking that maybe she is putting us in danger.
I shook my head. I was highly disappointed with her. She never put our life in danger before. She whined inside my head when she felt my disappointment.
We should probably go back. I commented and turned to the opposite side. I sniffed my own scent and started following it back.
I wouldn't have travelled back much when I heard a ferocious growl behind me.
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