One blue Gem. Part 1BONG-BONG! BONG-BONG!
Hiram Longtail sluggishly raised his fox-like head. His triangular ears pivoted instinctively.
"Hnnnnn " He growled. "Whatwuzdat?"
It took a minute for Hiram's sleep-addled mind to recognize the sound. It was the second Waking Bell, meant to wake up heavy sleepers.
A massive yawn escaped Hiram's muzzle, threatening to split it in half. He rubbed a crusty eye with a paw and collapsed back into his sleeping nest.
"Just five more minutes, then I'll get up."
The ornate door to Hiram's sleeping chamber creaked open. Something like an icy fist splashed onto the sleeping nest. Hiram yelped, his voice suddenly much more feminine.
A graying servant stood at the door, a dripping bucket in his hand. "Your Fathers requested that I wake you for the newsun meal." He said.
"D-d-d-did-he-ask-y-y-y-you-to-use-icew-w-w-water" Hiram sputtered.
The servant grinned slightly, "No, that was my own initiative" .
Hiram clambered out of his nest, tryi
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