To be certain she hadn't been spotted, Cynthia tentatively peered from out of the bush to inspect.
Instead of changing his actions, Gerome continued to interact with the wyvern as it lapped water from the lake with its tongue.
The young man reached behind the creature's ear and scratched it gently.
Cynthia continued to stare in eager wonderment.
After a few more moments, Cynthia hastily ducked beneath the bush and prepared herself to try and speak with him.
Hesitantly, she raised she inspected on Gerome once more. He hadn't moved.
She was about to stand up and announce her presence when a sudden surge of panic and fear overwhelmed her, preventing her from continuing. Hastily, she retreated down again.
"Is there something you need, Cynthia?"
Cynthia felt her heart skip abruptly. Tentatively, she slowly stood up from spot and was greeted with the presence of the young man she had been monitoring he continued to attend his companion.
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