The young girl ran through the grass on Lynphea, at twelve years old. Her black hair flying out behind her, she wandered through the forest as her feet hit the grass. As Jade explored the bushes near the house entrance, she faintly heard her mother calling. "Jade, don't go too far! Be back by 4 pm, I'll need your help in the house."
Jade turned, hearing her mother faintly. She tore off down the dirt path leading to the forest from her house, enjoying the feeling of the wind through her hair and ripping at her clothes. Forgetting to keep an eye on the sky, Jade soon came to a clearing in the forest where she realized she was lost. The young girl, confused and dazed, discovered a brown tail peeking out from a nearby patch of fallen leaves.
Thinking it it was just a branch from a fallen tree, perhaps connected to the pile of leaves, Jade reached out and gripped the oddly furry tree branch with her hand. She yanked it, and discovered it was connected to a dog!
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