The fawn was coming.
I'd never felt more terrified in my entire life.
I'd been cuddled up next to Wendigo, sound asleep, when she suddenly cried out. Actually, she'd been trying to wake me for a few seconds already before my brain finally woke up, it seems. She exclaimed that the contractions were starting. I scrambled to my feet quickly and that was when her water had broke. And now? Now there was mass chaos. Someone had heard Wendy’s cries and sent a midwife. The midwife was trying her best to keep the unruly Princess calm, but it wasn't going so well.
My heart hammered in my chest as I stood there at the entrance to my den, head spinning. Should I stay or should I go? “I should go..” I started, but the midwife turned to me quickly. “No!” She exclaimed. “You're the only one that can keep her calm right now, I need you!” Her words were bold, but true. I wasn't so sure I wanted to see the birthing process… but now I wasn't s