After things had settled down after Helena's arrival, the young raccoon spent the next few months helping around the village to prove she was worth keeping around and not just another mouth to help feed.
She quickly because a valuable asset to those already living there and soon nearly everybody was asking for her help, something that irked Luke greatly, but he quickly got over it when something more important needed his attention.
" Hey thanks for helping me out there in the wastes today," Misty said calmly as she set down her spoils," I'm really glad you're around to help people like me out. Don't know what I'd do without ya."
Helena blushed a little under her fur and set her spoils down next to the lemur's, " Don't worry about it, I just like helping out you know? My dad always taught me to help those in needed, even if it meant sacrificing life and limb."
The lemur scratched her head gently and sat down next to the pile of scrap, " I wouldn't want you to do that just for me kid, in