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Lennox Black

"Whats life without a little adventure?"

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a character in “The Changelings”, as played by HadenRivers

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The Basic's


Full Name: Lennox Joseph Black

Age: Twenty-Two

Sexuality: Heterosexual

Shifting Type: Human Shifter

Favored Form: Each of Lennox's form's have a different purpose. He uses his different forms for his advantage, for either getting information, trying to keep the group a secret, having to 'get rid' of someone or trying to get friendly with the higher up's.
Pretty Boy, Angry, Police, Nerd, The Innocent, Assassin, Business

Likes: Exercise | Spicy Food | Black | Rock Music | Wood Carving

Dislikes: Hiding | Jazz Music | Humans | Labs | Jerks





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Appearance


Hair Color: Jet Black

Eye Color: Navy Blue

Skin Tone: Slightly Tanned

Height: 6'7"

Body Type: Lean Muscular






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Personality: Lennox is the kind of guy people immediately think is cold and intimidating because of his towering height and stern expression. He can be cold and serious but when he's not doing something important he's actual a really nice guy. He's a bit of a goof and likes to make people smile. He's got a soft spot for his own kind and never gives his fellow changeling's the cold shoulder. He's easily angered though.

History: Lennox had a pretty normal childhood I guess you could say. He lived in an average sized home and was happy in middle class. His father was a military black op and his mother was commanding officer in the US Navy. So as you can guess Lennox was taught how to fend for himself. His parent's, wanting to pass on their wisdom to their only child, taught Lennox all they could whether it be military knowledge or combat. With such a serious family Lennox always had to make sure he still had fun, not wanting to become one of those stick in the mud military children. When he was thirteen Lennox was sent to live with his grandfather while his parents were out on the job. Sadly they both died in action and Lennox was orphaned, his grandfather being to old to permanently take care of him. It was a social worker who first found out of Lennox's powers, for all the stress and sadness was to much for the young man to take and he ended up changing into a red headed child in front of the social worker. He was soon taken by the government and later years later escaped with the first round of changelings.

Other: Lennox is highly trained in all type's of fighting. He's an excellent gunman's and knows how to use any weapon he gets his hands on. He loves food, usually eating enough to feed ten other people. He owns a small wood furniture store where he carves all the item's. His other form's or alias have different job's usually dealing with things that will help him keep an eye out just encase someone figure's out what he and the other's are.

So begins...

Lennox Black's Story

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Character Portrait: Lennox Black Character Portrait: Jason Rye Blood Character Portrait: Reyna Character Portrait: Jennora Raquel Blood Character Portrait: Dyson Blood Character Portrait: Katherina Everlight.
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Lennox sighed as he got back to the safe house. He had just delivered this week's shipment to the shop in town so, thankfully, he wouldn't have to worry about it until next week. He walked into the house and removed his coat, hanging it on the hook then walked into the living room and spotted the kitten and puppy.

"Hey guys" he smiled brightly as he walked over to the couch and gave them each a pet. He sent a smile at Jennora and waved. Then the lingering scent of bacon caught his attention and his stomach growled loudly. The thing sounds like an angry animal. Now one thought was on Lennox's mind. Food! He rushed into the kitchen.

"Well hello everyone" Lennox said cheerfully. He was a it surprised to see Katherina of all people out and about. When she asked for bandages Lennox went to work.

"I'll get them" he shouted already halfway upstairs. He went into his room and into the bathroom, him being from a military family he knew to always be prepared so he kept a first aid kit underneath the sink. He grabbed the kit then went back down stairs, his long legs allowing him to take two stairs with ease.

"Come here Rina" he ordered and gently took her hand. He dried the wound and put disinfecting ointment on the cut before he expertly wrapped it up in a white bandage. "All better".

"Hey are you guys going into town today? Well if so I just wanted to let you know that I put the store's money in the account so we're all good" Lennox stated quickly as his attention was drawn to the left over bacon. He grabbed the rest of the pieces then went to the fridge grabbed a tomato, lettuce, mustard and mayo. Then he grabbed a loaf of bread and put the contents of the counter and made himself a BLT sandwich. Right after the sandwich was made Lennox took a big bite and his growling stomach silenced.

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Character Portrait: Mikuo Kurage Character Portrait: Lennox Black Character Portrait: Lottie Smith Character Portrait: Jason Rye Blood Character Portrait: Saphire Kurage Character Portrait: Reyna Character Portrait: Jennora Raquel Blood Character Portrait: Christopher King Character Portrait: Claire Shane Character Portrait: Dyson Blood
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Reyna had been settling onto a pillow, her tail curling around her body when the puppy was plopped onto the couch. She walked over curiously, hissing when he got too close to her and jumping back. Again she attempted to move closer and he licked her nose, Reyna brushed her now wet fur with her front paws, attempting to smooth her silky white coat back down and wondering how much longer until her body decided to change back. She could try to force her body to change but the result would be painful and she would most likely end up stuck with a cat tail.

So Reyna waited and took a swipe at Dyson's tail as it wagged back and forth quickly. What was he so happy about? She wondered when Lennox suddenly walked in and pet her. What was with everyone today? She had never seen the whole house in such a good mood. Maybe it was the bacon or the clear morning skies? She wondered when the cracking noise started and Reyna jumped off the couch, biting back her screams and drawing blood as her body changed, her fur changing to skin and her bones lengthening until she was at her full height. Reyna quickly grabbed one of the towels out of a nearby laundry basket and wrapped it around her naked body. She blushed furiously when she realized Dyson had been watching the whole time and nervously licked the blood that had been dribbling down her chin.

"I'm gonna go," she said awkwardly, the pink shade in her cheeks darkening as she turned around and walked to the kitchen where her pile of clothes still lay in a heap on the floor. Hopefully the others were too occupied by the bacon to notice as she picked her belongings up and headed to the bathroom to put her garments back on. Reyna felt much better once she was human again and went to fix herself some cereal and milk since Lennox had eaten the rest of the bacon. She poured the rest of the Honey-Nut-Cheerios into a chipped plastic blue bowl and poured some milk in. The kitchen was too crowded and so she headed back to the living room, sitting on the floor across from where puppy Dyson was still on the couch.

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Chris felt his embarrassment as his cheeks flushed a bright red. "I know you feel safer if your with me, but we don't really have time for that. Why do I get the feeling this is because you want to spend time with me?" Jennova laughed, sounding so carefree "How about we have a slumber party in my room tonight?" He covered his cheeks with his hands, playing it down by resting his elbows on the table to look like he was simply holding his head up.

His attention turned to the small blonde Lottie and a slight smile played on his lips"Wahh! Chris that not fair!
"Sorry Lottie, that's what happens when you ignore your turn to do the laundry."
"I am supposed to be the only gossip monger in this house!" But Chris was too busy looking over the list to fret over Jason's affectionate kiss to his sister and Lottie's complaints. "Call me when you want to start work, I'm heading back to bed!"

"I'll need you in about an hour!" He called after Lottie and checked off one thing on his list, the fire wood. The next thing was fixing a broken solar panel and then he would need Lottie's help to take care of a varmint problem in the food stores. Maybe he should ask Katherina instead? He wasn't sure if Lottie was squeamish about rats or not. Speak of the devil Katherina appeared before him, asking about band aids but Lennox had already covered that and was disinfecting the wound before Chris could even speak up.

"Oh good, Lennox you're awake. There's something I wanted to talk to you about," he said, catching the man mid chew. He didn't mean to interrupt Lennox's breakfast but with all the hubbub this morning Chris doubted he would have another chance. "Hey are you guys going into town today? Well if so I just wanted to let you know that I put the store's money in the account so we're all good."

"Well, actually I wanted to talk to you about possibly opening an emergency account? One that the government wouldn't be able to trace back to us and we could use in case of emergencies?" They had two regular accounts, one belonged to Lennox and his store, the other was the one that Lennox had opened to help provide for the Changeling safe house. Chris was very grateful to the man, but he knew that avoiding a run-in with the government might be in their near future, especially with the news of so many celebrities coming out of the proverbial shape shifter closet.

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Character Portrait: Katherina Everlight Character Portrait: Lennox Black Character Portrait: Jason Rye Blood Character Portrait: Reyna Character Portrait: Jennora Raquel Blood Character Portrait: Dyson Blood
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Jennora smiled and thought about what Katherina said as she walked away. Jennora looked down at the kitten and the puppy. "Reyna if you want, you can hide away in my room." She told the girl before Lennox came in.

Jennora waved at Lennox after giving her little brother a concerning look due to the fact that he was clawing at the couch. Christopher wouldn't like that one bit. Dyson stopped after realizing he was being stared at, making Jennora laugh at her brother before heading upstairs to fetch the keys and her purse. She had a golden credit card from her family. They were hiding on the other side of the country, there was too many of them to come here with her. Last she heard her little sister was on her way over, though it had been weeks since she had last heard from the girl, Jennora was beginning to get worried.

She knew what was happening here, the government probably had gotten ahold of her little sister... Jennora had to go back there, and she had to do it alone. This would be tough, but she was too stubborn and loyal to let someone else help her get her sister out. Family sticks together, no matter what.

Jennora knew that Dyson could never go back to a place like that and Jason didn't care, he was an ass like that. If she were to take one other person it would have to be someone that she could trust to do the right thing.

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Jason couldn't help but over hear what Lennox and Christopher were talking about. He literally laughed at loud, they were talking about money! "I love how you two always forget that money is never an issue with us. Or at least if you would take my money." His family was rich, and always sent them money, it was a little convenient for him, but he loved it!

Jason looked at Christopher when he spoke next. "You know, I will have no control over how much stuff Jenn comes back with. Maybe you should go with her, I'll do something else on that list." He suggested, he trusted Christopher with Jennora, so he could stand being away from her for a while.

((OOC: I apologize for how short it is. Running out of time.))

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Character Portrait: Lennox Black Character Portrait: Jason Rye Blood Character Portrait: Jennora Raquel Blood Character Portrait: Christopher King Character Portrait: Claire Shane Character Portrait: Dyson Blood
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ImageIt was only once Claire had covered most of her hand with doodles that she returned to reality. "Crap," she muttered under her breath, sizing up her blue-pen-speckled hand. Grumbling, she dragged herself up the wall into an upright position, stuffing her hand into her sweater pocket.

The kitchen, while she had been distracted, seemed to have cleared slightly. Of the Changelings there, most of them she recognized but didn't know personally. Most of the talk came from three guys who were discussing money, and the only thing she knew about that was how to earn and pickpocket it. As she didn't know them nor the conversation material well enough, she kept her talkativeness shut in. Slowly gaining the energy she had lost from a long night, she sprung up the steps, stopping at the living room to find quite a simple picture. There was a girl inside with long blue hair and a small dog. It actually looked normal, if you thought the animal was her pet, but if you considered the fact that it was a human being, it was a bit strange.

Claire shook off the subject, deciding she'd rather not dwell on it. Sitting down in a chair on the wall opposite to the couch, she examined her hand. She prayed that the blue ink would come out easily, but, with her luck, it probably wouldn't. Bitterly, she hid it once again.

Although she willed herself not to seem creepy, she looked over at the practical stranger, recognizing her as Jennora, but the puppy remained nameless as there were many animal shifters in the home and she could never be sure. Awkwardly, she averted her eyes and stared at the ground, as if deep in thought.

She wondered if it was simpler to shift into something useful. Animal shifters and human shifters could be whoever they wanted. On a good day, Claire could be a lamp. She wasn't jealous, but curious, in the same way as a female may wonder what it's like to be a male.

Finally, deciding making conversation would be the least peculiar of the things she could do in the given situation, she looked back at Jennora. "So," she said, "uh, cold weather we're having today, right?"

She inwardly cursed herself, as she most likely had disturbed the girl from the thought she had seemed to be in. Worries and nerves pounded her, as she wasn't socially awkward, just no good and mingling with strangers, as most thought her "strange" and "violent". But, of course, most normal people were dull in that way. So, hoping she hadn't proven to be stupid already, she just smiled.

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Character Portrait: Lennox Black Character Portrait: Jason Rye Blood Character Portrait: Jennora Raquel Blood Character Portrait: Christopher King Character Portrait: Katherina Everlight.
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"Don't you think the government would be tracking that? Its not normal for large amounts of money to be transferred to an accountant in a small town, a shop's earnings are less noticeable and less of a risk of the government finding us and your parents, it doesn't matter how smart they are about it neither" Katherina stated stoically, that being to most she has ever said to anyone in this house. Jason and his siblings weren't the only one's with money, Katherina had her own black card with her parents fortune tucked away for safe keeping and she was able to sell some of paintings to the major's wife for a good price. She had the five checks up in her room collecting dust.

"Lennox, Christopher I have some money from paintings I have sold we can put that into the emergency account" Katherina offered, whether they reject the offer or not didn't matter to her. A light blush crept to her face as she looked down at her bandaged hand. She didn't need him to help her, she could have done it and the tall man known as Lennox had gotten to close to her for comfort. Katherina wasn't good around boys......especially boys that gave her cute nicknames.....

"Thank you" she said quietly to Lennox before walking out, making sure to grab her gloves and knife kit from the counter before walking to the back door.

"If anyone needs anything I'll be by the shed" Katherina stated coldly as she left the house and went outside to cut up the deer. She reached the dead beast and grabbed some rope from the shed and tied its front legs to hooks she had made on the shed. The carcass hung in the air as she tied down the two other legs then took out her skinning knife and got to work. It didn't take Katherina very long for she had done this many times already. Once the pelt was off she grabbed her butcher knife and split out its belly, lets its insides pool by her feet. She reached into the shed and pulled out the labeled buckets she had made and sorted through what pieces of meats she would keep, what she would use to hunt and what she would throw away. Once she was done she put the meat into large ziplock bags and stacked them. She through the waste away and and put the scraps in a mini fridge she had in the shed. Looking down at her pile Katherina was surprised how much meat she had gotten from it and started hauling an arm full of packaged deer meat into the house to put in the large freezer downstairs.

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Character Portrait: Mikuo Kurage Character Portrait: Lennox Black Character Portrait: Lottie Smith Character Portrait: Jason Rye Blood Character Portrait: Saphire Kurage Character Portrait: Reyna Character Portrait: Jennora Raquel Blood Character Portrait: Christopher King Character Portrait: Claire Shane Character Portrait: Dyson Blood Character Portrait: Katherina Everlight.
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Reyna crunched down on her cereal, the silence between her and Sapphire filled with the sound of chewing. She picked up her bowl once all the cereal was gone and slurped down her milk. Reyna was about to go put the bowl in the sink when Sapphire's brother, Mikou came to sit with them. The brunette put the bowl down, figuring she might as well stay for a few more minutes and make polite conversation.

“So what are you girls up to?” Reyna contemplated as to how she should answer. She could always give a short, one syllable reply such as okay, however that would sound rude and indicate she would make no further attempts to converse. If she answered with good and you? It would seem like she actually cared about how he felt, when in fact, she was indifferent. So Reyna settled for, "fine. We were just savoring the silence of morning."

The girl left to go put her bowl in the sink and came back quickly, sitting back down on the floor. She was still embarrassed that nude encounter earlier and could only hope that tomorrow it she would find it laughable. Reyna sighed and brushed a strand of loose hair to the side, she looked up at Mikou and Sapphire and gave the two a wide smile. "How did you two sleep?"

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Chris directed a sigh at Jason when he spoke up about the problem. "I love how you two always forget that money is never an issue with us. Or at least if you would take my money."
"I realize you've never had to worry about things like a budget, but if the government is tracking us, or your family; which I can assure you they are, then we need to be more careful about how much we spend and where the money comes from." He sighed and rubbed his temples. Chris came from a rich family himself, he knew how it was, having everything you could ever want and more. Never being satisfied with anything because he had everything, but Chris had been cut off and had learned pretty quickly how to budget.

"I can name four things in this house alone that the suits are will stop at nothing to have back." Suits was another name for the crazed doctors, scientists, and government officials that tested and tortured children because of their DNA. Sapphire, Dyson, Lottie, and Reyna were all very valuable to the Facility for the Genetically Divergent. Then another person spoke up, "Don't you think the government would be tracking that? Its not normal for large amounts of money to be transferred to an accountant in a small town, a shop's earnings are less noticeable and less of a risk of the government finding us and your parents, it doesn't matter how smart they are about it either." He had taken that into consideration and had figured the amount would be just under five hundred dollars, not enough to draw attention to themselves, but enough to last a few weeks if an emergency arose, plus most shops had emergency surplus and money to fall back on in case their stores closed down.

"Lennox, Christopher I have some money from paintings I have sold we can put that into the emergency account."
"Thank you Katherina, that is very kind of you to offer your hard earned money for us to use and Jason, if you want to stay rather than go to the town then talk to your sister. She was set on having you go with her and you know it is almost impossible to change Jennora's mind." Chris knew that Jennora's stubbornness would end up being the woman's fatal flaw; that and her love for her family. Jason was really the only one that could change the woman's mind once it had been made up.

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Character Portrait: Katherina Everlight Character Portrait: Lennox Black Character Portrait: Jason Rye Blood Character Portrait: Saphire Kurage Character Portrait: Reyna Character Portrait: Jennora Raquel Blood Character Portrait: Christopher King Character Portrait: Claire Shane Character Portrait: Dyson Blood
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"Don't you think the goverment would be tracking that? Its not normal for large amounts of money to be transferred to an accountant in a small town, a shop's earnings are less noticeable and less of a risk of the goverment finding us and your parents, it doesn't matter how smart they are about it neither" Katherina had told Jason, making him laugh at her stupidity, then again not everyone knew about his family so he couldn't exactly blame her. Not even Christopher knew about his family. Hell, he wasn't sure if Jennora or Dyson knew.

"You seriously think my family is that stupid, honey?" Jason said to Katherina. "Our family has been hiding from the government for years. My entire family is Changelings, I think they know how to get away from the government. Plus, they've always been putting the same amount of money in our accounts since we were kids. We're spoiled little rich kids who have a shit ton of money but never really spend it unless we really want too. Jason shook his head and laughed again, leaning on the counter as he did. He looked at Christopher as he spoke as well. "I'm a lot more skilled then you realize, Christopher. Getting away from the government is too easy. My key to it, is to never get attached to someone you could lose." He told Christopher, the only person he really cares about is his sister, he has a few feelings for others but nothing compares to the love he has for his twin sister.

He laughed at Christopher's comment on Jennora's stubbornness. "You all are making my morning a little more exciting. I don't really want to go into town today. I don't feel like turning into a car and having people touch me in places I don't want to be touched in." Jason said as he walked away. He didn't leave anyone, any time to answer anything of what he said. A few minutes after he left he saw Katherina go outside, and decided to go talk to Jennora.

His sister had just gotten back from her room and was sitting in the living room with Sapphire, Reyna and Clarie. "What is this? A girl's party.. Oh no wait, Dyson's here. Well I guess it is a girl's party." He smiled at his brother as the puppy slowly changed into a big black scary wolf and barked loud at Jason, almost making him jump.


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Jennora was having a pretty good day so far, she already had a plan to get her little sister back and was heading down into the living room to hang out with others before she decided to leave. She wasn't worried about getting back into the government to find her little sister, the only thing that sort of got to her was the fact that she might have to get other Changelings out as well, her little sister seemed to care too much about others then Jennora would hope for. The whole "we can come back later" won't exactly work on the woman.

Jennora smiled when Mikuo came in, she had thought since day one that he looked almost incidental to Jason. That was probably why she enjoyed being around him so much. "So what are you girls up to?" [/b] He asked after playing with Sapphire a little bit. "Not much, just waiting for you to get ready. I think I might want to head out a little earlier. I want to go on a small shopping spree."

Jennora looked at Clarie as she walked into the living room and sat down across from the couch that Jennora was on. She then looked at the small puppy on the couch next to her and picked him up, setting him on her lap and starting to pet him. He playfully bit her hand and growled, making her fake growl back at him. When she was done playing with him she patted his back and looked up at Clarie smiling. [i] "So, uh cold weather we're having today, right?"
She had asked Jennora.

"I suppose, it's warmer then it's been in a while. That is why I decided to wear a dress today." She shrugged. "Clarie, would you like to join me in my shopping spree this morning? I'll buy you whatever your heart desires, I would just like another girl with me." Then she looked at Mikuo. "No offense."

Jason walked in a second after she was done talking and she smiled at him, and then laughed and moaned an "Ow" as the puppy on her lap dramatically grew in under 5 seconds. She hated that Dyson was so good at that. "Jason your so mean to Dyson, what did he ever do to you?"

"Oh I'm just kidding! Calm down Jenn." Jason told her before taking a breath in and sitting next to her. He looked at her as he spoke next, the look on his face almost creeped her out. "So I don't want to go into town, can you just take Christopher? Think of it as a date... With Mikuo... And possibly Clarie. Might as well throw Reyna and Dyson in too. Then it could be a triple date!" He said the last part all excited, making her laugh and shake her head. "Whatever, fine. Though I don't think Reyna is ready to go out yet." Jennora looked at Reyna. "Sorry dear, I care about you too much."

"Overprotective bitch.." She heard Jason muffle under his breath and slapped him in the back of the head. Calling him an ass as she did.


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Dyson watched everyone around him and loved the extra attention that Jennora had given him. After Jason came in however he quickly changed his appearance into a black wolf because he knew it would scare his brother at least somewhat, even if he didn't show it on the outside, Dyson had a feeling on the inside it would scare him a little.

Dyson moved from Jennora's lap whenever she said 'Ow' and moved over to Reyna, licking her cheek before walking away into the front room and laying on the floor. He didn't understand his feelings for Reyna, but he knew he was probably annoying the girl so he thought it would be best for him if he just left. He watched others pass by, but always kept his head on the floor and his eyes up. Soon enough he found his eyes shutting and himself drifting off to sleep, remaining in this form.

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Character Portrait: Katherina Everlight Character Portrait: Mikuo Kurage Character Portrait: Lennox Black Character Portrait: Lottie Smith Character Portrait: Jason Rye Blood Character Portrait: Saphire Kurage Character Portrait: Reyna Character Portrait: Jennora Raquel Blood Character Portrait: Christopher King Character Portrait: Claire Shane Character Portrait: Dyson Blood
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"Oh my, it seems like three of our beloved members have unexpectedly disappeared." Chris said to no one in particular, he had figured this would happen sooner or later, that the siblings would up and leave when they grew bored with what was going on. Oh well, Chris didn't need that type of attitude in the household, he had enough problems trying to keep Lottie in the house and getting Claire to speak up.

"Well since we're all obviously so anxious to leave, how about we all go into the town?" He suddenly decided. It was a risk, Chris knew. Such a big group going into town, but they could pretend to go to the local boarding school. No one really ever questioned those kid's presences; plus there were a ton of spare uniforms in the closet that they had collected over the past few years. So unless the boarding school had updated its uniforms, they would hopefully blend in.

"If everyone could please gather in the kitchen so we can talk about our outing!" Chris called up the stairs and poked his head into the living room. "Would you guys mind coming to the kitchen for a minute?" He went to sit at the table and waited for everyone to gather around. They would have to come up with an alibi in case something happened or they ran into someone that actually attended the boarding school (which would be unlikely considering that those kids considered themselves too classy to go to the town).

Claire was so quiet Chris had hardly noticed her until he looked up from the table. "Oh have you been here the whole time?" He asked her, hoping he didn't somehow offend the girl by implying he hadn't seen her.

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Reyna stood up and held her hand out to Sapphire, leading the girl into the kitchen. Going into town? Her heart rate began to pick up at the prospect that she would actually get to see the humans! Reyna tried to calm herself down, if she grew too excited she would unwillingly shift and blow it before she could step onto real pavement. "Aren't you excited?" She asked Sapphire, hoping the answer was yes. Had Sapphire ever left the house before? Reyna wondered, trying to think back. She couldn't remember, really.

"Reyna will you go get Katherina for me?" Chris asked and Reyna nodded her head, dropping Sapphire's hand and going outside to the shed where she hoped Katherina would be. Reyna pushed the door open and stopped, the smell of blood and dead animal brought back bad memories. She felt dizzy as she stepped inside, her bare feet feeling cold on the hard floor of the shed. "Katherina?" She looked around, spotting the girl who sported an arm full of meat. "Um," Reyna stated nervously as she caught site of the sharp knives. "We're uh-having a meat-meeting about our alibi for going into town. Chris wants you to join us in the kitchen when you can."

She stepped back outside into the grass that was still slick with dew and gasped in the chilly mountain air. It was all she could not to vomit as she made her way back to the house. Reyna stepped inside and wiped her dirty feet on the mat before stepping onto the tiled floor of the kitchen. The smell of blood was still thick in her memory as she sat down next to Claire at the table.