Not knowing what else to say to him, and since he hadn’t said anything back to me, I decided that it was time for me to shift my focus to Cerberus. He was watching me just as carefully as Hades had been, although his gaze was already a lot more welcoming. It was almost like he was waiting for his turn, patiently. Or perhaps Hades had just ordered him to stay where he was so that he wouldn’t interrupt the two of us.
I went down on my knees, crawling closer to Cerberus, little by little, inch by inch. And the closer I got, the more that rattle snake of a tail started to perk up. I couldn’t deny the fact that I was still fearful of that particular part of him, especially since it had a mind of its’ own, and it was something that hadn’t been in the picture since the moment that I had found h