The snowflakes twitched in the flickering torch lights.
The boar and The Octopus eyed each other quietly, their breath pulsing, clouding, in time. The red snow and the myriad of silently dripping fluids sank and spread like slow atoms.
Finally, the boar lowered its head and inched toward The Octopus.
The Octopus hugged the boar.
They closed their eyes.