Era looked up at the woman she was now convinced was her captor. The assurances that the hunter would leave her alone were vague in her mind - blotted out by the fact that Emi refusing to turn her back.
She was so very uncertain of everything. Era wished she could go running back to her mother - but she didn't even have that option any more. Emi had taken her wings. Worse, Era had let it happen. She couldn't afford to upset the woman now. She had too much power over her.
Meekly, Era nodded her head. If Emi said she would keep her safe, it was in Era's best interest to agree. The other would or she wouldn't, but it would not help to antagonize her. The young dragon felt hopelessly defeated.
Era dried her eyes and awaited further instructions. Whatever Emi was plotting was beyond her. And she would follow the woman any where. Emi was the only one Era knew for certain could make her herself again.