TLWH - Chapter 11
The Lone, Wild Heart:
Chapter: 11 - A Flame Extinguished
By: Christina Stoppa
Flight came quickly to Arcturus. Though Glissendel was a wonderful teacher, Arcturus honestly found himself learning more by observing the dragonflies at the lakeshore. He flew more like them than Glissendel did, simply because of the shape of his wings. Glissendel and all the other Woodland Fairies were more like butterflies or moths in their flight patterns. They relied heavily on flapping their wings in slower sweeping motions and gliding for short distances. Arcturus's wings, however, beat much more rapidly. He was significantly more manoeuvrable in the air and could turn very sharply as well. He was also considerably faster than any of the Woodland Fairies. Though he was only a child, he could already defeat Glissendel in a race very easily.
Arcturus could also do something that the Woodland Fairies had never seen. The child remembered it from his parents and brother. If ever he worried that his wings co