From the moment I was able to tame exotic pets, I had one thing in mind: a corehound. Those slobbering, two headed beasties were too cool to resist. The only one not in a dungeon was in Shadowmoon Valley. For weeks now, I’ve gone there one or twice for each of those weeks to tame the damn thing with no luck.
Unless you consider dying in a puddle of acid luck, which I don’t. It seemed everytime I got close, he’d knock me back, disrupting the training process and I’d have to start over and hope it worked before I died. I can’t even begin to count the number of times I’ve tried. How much gold I’ve spent in repairing equipment as a result of my bulleaded, yet, predetermined death. Probably enough to get my cold weather flying training, most likely.
Since I was home sick today, I decided to try again. I mentioned this in guild chat, and made some comment about hoping he doesn’t knock me back yet again. And then the miracl came.
“Use frost trap, freeze ’em in place.” Someone said. I’d never felt so dumb in my life. Well, okay I have, but not in a long time. At least three days, maybe two. Even though I’m a hunter and I’ve trained in traps, I’ve never really used them. Bobo, Detta or the rhino I picked up did well enough, I didn’t need them. I rarely run instances-yet-where they can be used effectively, so it never dawned on me.
I am he who the name huntard was destined for.
I go down to Shadowmoon Valley, find my prey, spring the trap and voila! Spanky is mine!
What? what’s wrong with naming a green, two headed drooling monster Spanky?