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35 36 5 The Outlaws Attack Sister Wolf missed her old pack but was content with her new pack: the village of Stonebriar. She loved many of the villagers like family. Especially the children. Whenever Sister Wolf felt lonely, the bright laughter of children would drive away the fog in her heart. Nevertheless, there were things about Stonebriar that troubled Sister Wolf. The nobility and some of the wealthier merchants— especially those who were members of the council— dressed in bright frilly clothes and wore gold around their necks and fingers.
During these days, the people of Stonebriar were especially generous, for Christmas was a time of sharing and love. Sister Wolf and her fellow beggars received more food than usual. And not just bread and scraps! Sister Wolf ate smoked trout, candied pears, dried figs, and fresh baked bread. Sister Wolf was able to eat well during those days of abundance but still have plenty to share with the outlaws at night. She went to their camp each of the twelve nights of Christmas. Not once did the outlaws see her.
She agreed to teach the outlaws how to catch trout. 49 50 The porcupine, boar, turtledoves, and brown bear all agreed to meet at Sister Wolf’s cave during the first sunrise after the new moon. In the meantime, Sister Wolf did her best to sneak food to the outlaws. One day, as Sister Wolf begged for food, she caught the mingled scent of wheat and fire, willow and pine, raven and stone. It was the scent of her dear friend, the Beggar King! She ran to him, tail wagging and he gave her a big hug. Joyfully, Sister Wolf told him of her plans.