Smoke Rising: Chapter 2"Hurry, while they're still breathing!""Keep rubbing their backs. Good, don't stop!""Are there any herbs I should go grab?""No, you stay here. If they come to, I'll go grab the herbs. You don't know what to look for-Specklepelt, not so hard!""Sorry!""We're trying to rub the life in to them, not out of them!""I said I was sorry, didn't I?""Sorry doesn't heal wounds!""You're being too harsh on him. Don't distract him with insults.""
sorry, but he's being a mouse-brain.""Enough!"There was silence now, seeming to last forever. The cats continued to push on the strangers they saved from certain death. Or so they hoped."Wait
this one's doing something!" The cat named Specklepelt announced."Move over, let me see!"Zeph felt his body tensing and realized that the pressure on his back had stopped. Suddenly and violently he retched, coughing up a few mouthfuls of water. He gasped loudly and coughed a few more times. The sudden movement hurt badly. Zeph