Katela el'Baran wrote:Katela led Aquila down to a suitable place in the river, then stripped off her clothes quickly on the bank. The half-elf stepped into the water, shivering at the chill, but she would soon fix that. "Sister Undine, great spirit of the water. Do me this small favor and bring me your warm currents," Katela spoke, holding her hands over the water.
The spirits answered the young shaman's request and more comfortable currents began to swirl around her legs. Katela walked a little further into the river until she was up to her shoulders. "Well, it's not a hot bath, but it's not freezing either!" Katela called back to Aquila. "Come on in."
Aquila had started to strip of her own clothes, though there truthfully wasn't too much to worry about. She'd never had much of a sense of clothing and well, the only thing she was glad for was the coverage of the clothing, even though it still was quite inappropriate in some ways. Neatly making a pile of her own clothes, she listened quietly to Katela as she spoke the first time. She'd honestly never heard anything of what the half-elf was basically chanting. Of course, for just a traveling bard, Aquila didn't find it very weird, considering she'd heard and seen a lot of unusual things. She was still having a hard time adjusting though, honestly.
Hearing Katela talking to her, she jumped a bit, then quickly turned around with a nervous smile. Slowly walking that way she poked her toes into the shallow bit of the water and wiggled them around. At first it was a little bit of a surprise to her. It was actually warm, not cold like you would have usually felt. Katela truly had magical abilities. That seemed to have intrigued the young girl quite a bit. Aquila walked further into the water, being careful to not walk out too far. Considering she was rather short, going into water without being cautious usually caught her most of the time. It was quite refreshing, considering she'd been wiping off with basically a rag and some water. The poor girl hadn't seen a bath for a couple of days, so this was a magnificent feeling.
"Wow, this is amazing." she stated, looking in Katela's direction. It seemed a lot warmer to her than what Katela was pursuing, but of course cold stream water tended to usually be considerably cold. A warm smile pranced upon Aquila's lips as she splashed around a bit and wiped off her shoulders and arms, "Seems pretty warm to me though, good job, Katela." she shortly praised.