Snowflight's Journey ~ P1
Snowkit pounced, feeling the hawk's massive feathered wings beneath her paws. 'I got it!' she yowled triumphantly.
Sunkit giggled. 'It's just a butterfly,' he scoffed.
Snowkit released the struggling creature. Its wings, crumpled by Snowkit's paws, gracefully unfolded as the creature bravely wobbled back into the air.
'Ugh!' Minnowkit growled. 'You said this would be a fun game, Snowkit.'
Snowkit flicked her tail crossly. 'Find your own game to play if you don't like it!' she snapped.
'Now, now.' The kits' mother, Willowblossom, emerged from the nursery. 'What's the squabbling about?'
'Snowkit's games are stupid!' Sunkit declared. 'There's nothing to do! Why can't we be apprentices already?'
Willowblossom sighed. Snowkit knew she had been through this conversation with Sunkit and Minnowkit many times before. She wasn't bothered with becoming an apprentice herself; in fact, she dreaded it. She didn't want to leave the warm, cozy nursery, the soft breathing of the qu