Awakened by the sounds that came from the bottom of the canyon that was over half a mile away. It stretched its leathery wings and sniffed the air rising up the cliff side to try and catch the scent of what had invaded its territory this time. Nightfall had not come yet to the mountainous area so the eyes that were accustomed to seeing in complete darkness had trouble locating the small band of humans passing by.
Humans. The scent said humans. They could be dangerous to even one as powerful as this one was. Humans sometimes carried weapons that could inflict serious damage so it was best to wait until nightfall to make its attack. When it had the advantage.
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