Her legs sore and scratched revealed her love. The sweet and gentle walk they took together ended in unexpected pain. She tried to relieve some of her loved one’s pain. She nursed him and cared for him. She served him his medicine and loved him even when being near him would hurt her. After weeks of patience tested her and she subdued the monster within daily, the end of that season drew near. Her legs would finally heal and his leg would be relieved from the sting and swelling. The hornet’s plan failed and the dog and master lived happily once the vet removed the cone from his head.