The Avalonian newlywed nodded. "Agreed." Closing her eyes and focusing on the eddies and flow of the current around her, she meditated. "We seem to have 'gotten off on the wrong foot', as the saying goes," she gently told the water. "I'd like for us to try again, and this time I won't demand anything of you." Raising her arms up, she was surprised when a swirling column began to form around her. It was not threatening, however--merely a protective one.
"Is this supposed to be happening, Cousin?" she asked. "I feel secure here."