Doe A Deer Part 1Spring is both a wonderful and rather frightening time. Wonderful because of the relief from the harsh winter and the plentiful supply of food, frightening because of the new things to discover for the newborns. Year-olds were always a little calmer if they survived their first winter and much more observant of the world around them.Doe A Deer Part 1 by ~Fourth-Goddess
In a meadow in the forest, a large group of deer were grazing in the newly sprouted shoots of grass. A large blue and white stag was standing on guard not far into the forest, his ears perked for danger. A few other bucks, smaller ones that had just passed their first winter and were just starting to rub the velvet from their antlers, were stationed around the clearing. Their job was to get the herd moving if the stag sensed danger. The group was all does, each and every adult one of the stag's does. The young ones running around, the flighty newborns with dazzling pelts racing each other while year-olds stood watching or eating.
One young doe in particula