Chapter 25 Missing Wolves
- The hospital corridor looked like something out of a Star Trek episode. Everything that could shine shone brightly. There were stainless steel, sleek floors, and natural images on the walls in colors as vibrant as glacier melt-water or spring flowers. The air smelled fresh and clean, not sterile. Music was playing in the background at just the right volume to lift the spirits of the patients and staff. But the best part was the ceiling, which was simply clear and high arched under where he was furiously pacing back and forth outside the room where his mate was being treated. His sleeves were folded till his elbow, the top two buttons of his shirt were undone, and his hair was tousled from the number of times he ran his hands through them. His beast was at bay, clawing at his mental barrier, desperate to be free and to be close to their mate. He was furious, angry, irritated, and most importantly scared. How did the most perfect night change so tragically in such a short period of time! It's been a couple of hours, and the doctors are still stumped as to what happened to her. They were still running tests to figure it out, which irritated him even more that they don't know what happened. He felt disappointed in himself that he couldn't protect her even if he doesn't know what caused such a situation. But still, it was his duty to protect and keep her safe which he failed at terribly. He could feel a figure approach him and that person tried to get his attention,
- "Alpha?" Aiden growled and turned to face the voice. Nick stepped back and bared his neck in submission. Aiden's white part of his eyes was completely black, and Nick could see that Aiden's beast was ready to tear out and go on a rampage. Aiden resumed his pacing, and Nick moved away giving him space but close enough to hold him down if anything goes wrong.
- After nearly an hour, the hospital wards' door opened, and Aiden turned to see all of their healers leave before bowing in front of him. Riley, the last doctor and head of the infirmary, stood outside the door, bowed slightly, and began speaking.