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"Yes, you're welcome. No thanks was necessary." Dia tossed her hair. "All healed up?" She tried not to sound worried as she peered at the wound.
Leif glared at her. His hands were killing him. They hurt just haveing the bandages on. But that was the worst of his injures. His clothes had taken the brunt of the other burns so the rest of his skin was only mildly irritated. "You should watch where you're going. If you die I will get the blame for it. Everyone will say I didn't ptotect you."
Dia glared back. "I don't need protection, mister," she growled. "The only reason you're coming with me is because my grandfather is up to something!"
Leif glared at her. "The only reason this beast isn't going to taste on of my arrows is because of my uncle." Leif rammed into her shoulder with his as he ran passed. "Just try not to get eaten by a dragon again."
"Like I was trying!" she shouted as she raced after him.
"Out of ALL the creatures in middle earth I HAD to be stuck with you," Leif muttered.
Dia snorted. "Blame your unclle and my grandfather. I will never again believe that elves are kind towards animals."
"We are," Leif insisted. "I was going to stop it because it was harming all sorts of other animals! Besides, it would have been a quick merciful death. It wouldn't have suffered."
"You call an arrow straight in the eyes painless?"
"It would've gone straight to his brain and instantly killed him." Leif aurgued and picked up the pace so he wouldn't have to listen to her so much.
Dia tried to keep up with him, but ended up a couple of feet behind through the way.
Lief smirked. He knew she'd get tired.
She felt herself falling and collapsed on the ground, eyes shut tightly.
Leif jogged a few more paces before turning to look at her. "You ready to quit now?"
Dia shook her head and tried to get up.
Leif sighed heavily. He finally had his chance to leaver her and he was feeling gulity. Why did his mother teach him morals? They seemed to get in the way sometimes.
Leif looked up at the sky. It was getting dark anyways. He might as well make a camp. He left her there, but stayed nearby incase another dragon attacked, while he gathered wood. He then built a fire and left again. He soon returned with a rabbit- cleaned and gutted and ready to cook. He placed it on a spit and watched it as it cooked.
Finally, Dia dragged herself up and pulled herself onto a stump. "I'm-I'm sorry for slowing us down," she muttered.
Leif didn't answer her. He just watched the rabbitt as it cooked.
"And I'm sorry for saying you don't carea about animals." Now that she'd started eating the humble pie, there was no point in not finishing it.
Leif didn't answer again. He took the bunny off of the fire and handed it to her. He then pulled out a shiny apple from his bag and took a bite. "Eat it before it gets cold."