It would be a long cold night that was only staved off by the fact that they were huddled pretty closely together. The snow had added a few inches over night.As they awoke the cold will feel nearly to the bones, thankfully Red had settled softer branches beneath them so they weren't on the frozen ground beneath.
The first to be up was Alex as he wiggled between Violet and Red to search for more of the meat from last night.
Seth remembered the song. It had been something that stuck with him, even if he'd forgotten the origins.
Hearing Violet sing it now brought back a new flood of memories as he adjusted to let Alice snuggle in even closer.
By the time the song was winding down, Alex had comfortably nested himself in Violet's lap and was all but asleep, "You sin' it better th'n dad," the mumbled through a yawn, eyes closed.