Come on Shade! Don't just stand there like a lemming! Say something!
Shade tried to persuade itself to say something, but the words stuck in it's throat. It was too shy to say anything, and even more wary of the human girl, Ami, now. Elemental powers? The very thought made Shade shudder. Shade and it's kind had major aversions to strong concentrations of elements.
So, instead of being brave and speaking up, Shade turned into a ferret and dived under the sofa. It was scared and wasn't feeling brave enough to come out.
Well, not yet anyway.