Chapter 11 - Dog Kisses
I awoke being drug by the neck face down. Under a copse of trees I was set down. I fell asleep immediately.
I awoke to a muted blue world. I turned my head to get a better look and was treated to a face full of snow. I was wet but warm. My breath had carved out a small space in the light snow. When I shifted I felt the fur behind me shift. I felt a tongue on my neck. Slow gentle calming licks. Like a mom gentling her pups back to sleep.
Maybe Apoc had decided that I was part of his pack. Better than having him eat me, I guess. A fellow prisoner freed from Dr. Shen’s clutches. How had he gotten away I wondered? But I couldn’t seem to follow that thought anywhere. I didn’t know, and the fog, it was making everything blurry. I took a little bite of the snow.
My body ached. And I resigned myself to resting, for now. I’d go when I was rested.
And hadn’t I read somewhere that dog saliva had healing properties? Wouldn’t that hold true for a wolf too?