Era listened to the words, committing them to memory even when the got harder to hear. It felt like she had cotton wrapped around her head. She couldn't hear as well. And nothing looked as sharp. Admittedly, she had ended up closing her eyes, afraid of what she would see.
But now that her eyes were open, everything seemed bigger - dizzyingly so. Did those trees tower so menacingly a moment ago? She looked over at Emi and swayed a little on her feet. She needed to... Era fell down hard, landing on her very human bottom.
For the first time, the full realization of her transformation hit her. She moved hands before her face - ones that were hers but weren't. They felt so nimble, so raw. The cold bit at her in a way that had never bothered her before.
Era could only look up at Emi in silent inquiry. Was this right?