He decided to dismount as well hoping to seem less intimidating. Once on the ground he glanced around and saw a few shoulders loosen.) In contrast, Terra seemed more anxious the further in they went, though she kept a cheerful tone of voice when Thalin would speak to her. Iron Bull could only guess she was afraid of the reaction to her return, and his hunch was confirmed by the full stop Terra made when Thalin called out to the person Iron bull assumed was the Keeper. While they talked, Terra glanced back at him and he read the uncertainty in her eyes through the smile stuck on her face. He took a deep breath and she followed suit, absently touching the dragon tooth she kept tucked under her collar. Iron Bull smiled at the gesture but the moment was cut short when the Keeper …show more content…
“The horns gave it away didn 't they?”
“Why... Why did you come with Terra? Are you friends?”
“Idiot! Of course they are friends!” Shouted another voice from the bushes.
“Yep. Best friends. Wanna hear some cool stories about Terra?” Iron Bull asked. Iron Bull loved sharing fight stories and what better way to brag about the fierce elf he loved than to the people who loved her too.
Terra found him a while later surrounded by many children and even a few adults. All enraptured by a recounting of a fight with a giant that they had. She stood and watched as Iron Bull animatedly waved his hands to imitate the giant. When she caught his eye she motioned that she would be right back, and after seeing his acknowledging nod she went off to find the First.
Terra returned a time later as the sun was leaving the sky while the cooking fire and lanterns were being lit. Iron Bull 's audience had dispersed, save for a few young faces. She was surrounded by and laughing with the hunters that went out. Two of them carried a deer each, while