An ungodly shriek sounded loud and high, joined with sound of its wings slicing through the air. It sent a chill down her spine and caused her to freeze instantly, like a deer in sudden danger. The forest, teaming with life and sound just seconds before, went swiftly silent.
Her muscles tightened instinctively and her breath caught her throat as her eyes jumped to the dark, cold, grey sky. But it was already gone.
Certainty settled into her mind, the hunt was on. The only question that stood; who was the predator and who was prey? Two roles that would stay unclear and undecided until the final moment. It was certainly hunting her, but this prey would not go quietly nor easily into Oblivion.
Her ears perked up immediately. Keenly waiting and listening, but she sat in absolute silence. An eerie stillness only broken by the dull breeze -- unafraid of what traveled in its winds -