Chapter 1: Log-sledding
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One day in Jasper Park, Canada, two wolves, one of them a slender female with gold fur, brown eyes, a creamy face and legs, and a white underbelly, and the other a thin male with gray fur, a black mane and tail, blue eyes, and a silver underbelly and legs, are seen at the top of a hill, pushing a log toward the slope.
"You ready for this Kate?" the gray wolf says.
"Sure I am, Humphrey, I've done this about 5 times now." The gold one replies.
"Okay," Humphrey says as he gets in the log with Kate following "Here we go!"
Humphrey pushes the log down the slope of the hill.
"Air wolf!" Humphrey yells out as the log speeds down the hill, "We are flying today, Kate!"
"We sure are!" Kate replies, already enjoying the fun.
Meanwhile, further down the hill, two more wolves, one a slender female with pure white fur and lavender eyes, and the other a muscular male with flaming red fur and a creamy underbelly and legs, are seen lying on their backs watching clouds go by.
"Nice day, don't you think Lilly?" the red wolf asks,
"Yes, it sure is Garth." the white one, known as Lilly, replies.
Then the log Kate and Humphrey are riding pulls up to the pair and crashes into a tree, catching their attention.
"Hi Lilly!" Kate calls to the white wolf.
"Hi Kate!" Lilly calls back while climbing to her feet.
"Sorry if we interrupted anything." Humphrey says, moving the log away from the tree.
"Not at all." Garth says, "Nothing important."
"Okay, just making sure." Humphrey says, climbing back into the log.
"By the way, mind if Lilly and I join you?" Garth asks, "I feel in the mood for some excitement."
"Sure, hop in." Kate says, after climbing into the log in front of Humphrey,
Then Lilly and Garth walk over and board the log.
"I'm not too sure about this." Lilly says after climbing in front of Kate,
"Don't worry Lilly," Kate says, "It's actually pretty fun."
"Then let's get going!" Garth says after climbing in behind Humphrey.
"Okay, here we go!" Humphrey says, pushing his hind paws against the ground with Kate and the log continues down the hill.
"Left!" Humphrey yells, then everyone shifts their weight and the log passes the rock it nearly hit.
"Right!" Kate yells, then everyone tilts over again and the log dodges a tree.
"You were right Kate, this is fun!" Lilly says to her sister,
"Told ya so." Kate replies,
Then Lilly turns her head back to see where the log is going and notices two figures up ahead in the log's path.
"Uh, Kate?" Lilly says worriedly to her older sister.
"What is it?" Kate replies, moving her head to the side to allow Lilly to see her.
"I think we got company downhill." Lilly says pointing to the pair of wolves just ahead of them.
Kate looks and sees the same wolves Lilly saw in the log's path.
"Hutch, Claw, look out!" Kate calls to the two wolves.
The two wolves, one with gray and white fur, a dark blue mane, and gray facial markings and the other with red-orange fur look in the direction Kate's voice came from and see the log heading toward them.
"Jump!" the gray wolf says as he and the other jump out of the way of the speeding log.
"That was close." the gray wolf says after jumping onto a rock.
"That's true, Hutch" the red-orange female says, "But those four should know to see where they're going before they do that."
"What're you planning on doing, Claw?" Hutch asks her.
"I think I'll remind them to do what I said they should've done." Claw says, running after the log.
"Hey, wait up!" Hutch yells, giving chase on Claw.
Meanwhile, the log is still going down the hill. Then Kate turns toward Garth.
"Hey Garth, not to be rude or anything, but does Claw get mad easily?" Kate asks him.
"No." Garth replies, "But sometimes she may attempt to get revenge if she is attacked. Why?"
Kate points behind Garth and he looks to see Claw and Hutch running in their direction.
"Hey! Hold up there!" Claw calls to them.
"Humphrey, Garth, slow us down a bit!" Kate tells the two males behind her.
Humphrey and Garth proceed to slow down the log, allowing Claw to catch up to them.
"What is it?" Kate asks Claw.
"Just wanted to tell you that if you plan on log-sledding again, you might want to look where you might be going so you don't turn anyone into road kill by mistake." Claw replies.
"Oh, okay." Kate says, "Thanks for the tip!"
"Don't mention it!" Claw replies back.
Then Hutch trips over a small rock, crashing into Claw and causing both of them to roll down the hill.
"Uh oh, that's not good!" Humphrey says upon seeing Hutch and Claw rolling downhill, catching everyone's attention.
Then Hutch and Claw go up a small ramp and land in the log right behind Garth, then Hutch starts to fall backwards off the log.
"Hutch!" Claw calls out to him, grabbing his foreleg and starts to fall herself, but Garth grabs onto her, stopping both Claw and Hutch from falling off the log.
"Looks like you've decided to join us for the ride." Garth says after pulling Claw and Hutch onto the log.
"Rolling into this log was a mistake, Garth." Claw replies.
"Well, enjoy this while you can!" Humphrey calls to her, "We're nearly to Kate and Lilly's den!"
Meanwhile, down in a small clearing, an elderly gray wolf is seen walking with a goose, a duck, and an auburn wolf with a brown mane.
"That was a pretty good game back there, Marcel" The gray wolf says to the goose.
"Thanks, you didn't do so bad yourself Winston" The goose answers back.
Then the group walks up to a small cave and a female wolf with creamy gold fur comes out of it.
"Hi Winston, how was the game?" The female wolf asks the gray one.
"It went pretty well Eve, I think Tony beat Marcel's record on the course." Winston replies, pointing to the auburn wolf to his left.
"Well, he almost beat Marcel's record," the duck says. "Except he lost by one stroke to Marcel."
"Paddy's right Eve" Tony says, "One less of a good swing and I would've gotten a Birdie."
"By the way, how're Kate, Lilly, and the boys doing?" Winston asks Eve.
"Lilly left with Garth to watch the clouds and Humphrey took Kate to play one of his games." Eve replies.
"And which game would it be?" Paddy asks Eve.
"I'm not sure. But I think I'll figure it when Kate comes back." Eve replies.
Just then, the log Kate, Lilly, and the others are riding on appears.
"Look out! Coming through!" Humphrey calls out to the wolves around the area even though they're 5 feet away from the log's path.
"There's the answer to your question." Winston says to Eve.
Then the log hits a large rock, sending all six wolves flying and Hutch, Humphrey, and Garth crash onto the ledge Winston and his group are on.
"Hi." Garth nervously says upon lifting his head to see Eve directly in front of him.
"Incoming!" Humphrey yells as he sees Kate, Lilly, and Claw come flying in.
"Excuse me." Garth says taking off and stands on his hind legs.
Then Lilly comes down and Garth catches her in his forelegs.
"Thanks." Lilly says.
"No problem." Garth says to Lilly, putting her on the ground.
Then Humphrey positions himself under Kate and catches her in his forelegs.
"Gotcha." Humphrey says, rubbing his nose with Kate's before putting her on the ground.
Then Hutch catches Claw in his forelegs as she comes down.
"Saved by the co-leader." Hutch jokingly says to her before setting her on the ground.
Then the six wolves look toward Eve and the others.
"Looks like there's no need to tell Eve now." Tony says to Winston.
"Yes, indeed." Winston replies.
"Let me guess," Eve says to Humphrey, "Log-sledding again?"
"Uh, yes." Humphrey says nervously before Kate stands in front of him.
"Don't worry, Mom." Kate says, "No one got hurt."
"Did you really think I was going to attack your mate out of anger with you watching?" Eve asks Kate.
"Looked kinda like you going to from my point of view." Kate says.
"Well, you were incorrect this time." Eve says, then she turns to Humphrey, "Don't worry, I know you enjoy taking her on you log-sled rides and I don't mind if she enjoys it."
"Okay." Humphrey says, still a bit shaken.
"Well, I might as well get back to my patrol job." Hutch says, walking off. "See you later!"
"Okay!" Kate calls to Hutch as he runs off.
"So, Dad," Garth says turning to Tony, "How'd the game go?"
"It went pretty well, son." Tony says, "But I lost to Marcel by 1 stroke, just one more good hole on that last course and I would've gotten a Birdie! Oh well, it was still fun anyway."
"Well, maybe you'll have better luck next time." Lilly says.
"Yeah, think you'd like to come see a game sometime?" Tony asks her.
"Sure." Lilly says.
"Very well," Marcel says, "We can have the next game tomorrow."
"Okay." Tony says, "I might as well get back to the eastern side of the valley since Garth is still learning to lead the pack, ready to go son?"
"Way ahead of you Dad." Garth says walking off with Tony following.
"Care to join us Lilly?" Garth asks his mate.
"Well that depends on if my mother approves or not." Lilly says.
"Sure you can go, Lilly." Eve says.
"Okay." Lilly says, walking off with Garth and Tony.
"I might as well get back to learning how to lead the western side of the pack too since Garth and Lilly are going learn to lead their side of it." Kate says.
"Well, I think you have all the help you'll need," Humphrey says to Kate, "I am leader of the Omegas after all."
"True, but Omegas are just complete jokesters, just like you." Kate playfully jokes to Humphrey while brushing her tail under his chin.
"Really?" Humphrey jokes back to Kate.
"Yeah, really." Kate playfully says back.
"Oh, now you've done it!" Humphrey says playfully tackling Kate and pinning the golden wolf on her back, "Pinned ya."
"Really?" Kate says rolling over, pinning Humphrey on his back, "More like I pinned you."
Humphrey laughs at the joke Kate said. "Someday Kate, someday I'm going win at pinning you and you won't be able to beat me." He tells her.
"We'll see about that." Kate says playfully getting off of Humphrey.
"Okay now, you two." Eve kindly says as she walks up to the couple, "Now how about you get back to work?"
"Right away, Mom." Kate says walking over to Winston with Humphrey following.
"Okay then, come with me." Winston says to Kate and Humphrey before walking off with them following after him.