Re: Haven / Friday: After the Train
"No?" She confirmed when she saw the shaking of Marta's head. "I should take you out sometime. Show you what you've missed." It was still strange to think that people of this age didn't spend more time out in the wild. But there was the concrete jungle, as much as she didn't prefer it.
"Mmm hmmm. He's tall, and blonde, and looks like a walking wall, but he has a heart of gold. His wife and children have tempered him i think. He used to be a bit of a bull, always ready for a fight, but that may just be our nature. It seems to have calmed in him now though, which is good. He needed a more level head," she remarked as she finished a few more steps. The path she took lit up for a brief moment, winding through the streets, over broken stones and erupting tree trunks before it paled and vanished.
Looking pleased, she finally stopped and looked at Marta again. "I grew up in a forest, in a land of ice and snow and sun. People tend to only think of the snow and ice, but in the summer, we have hours and hours of daylight, like the sun never ends. And the nights then are more like twilight. You should see it. There's no place more beautiful."