Akela

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Akela

leader of wolfpack. [Br. Lit.: The Jungle Books]
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It is in my heart that when Akela misses his next kill--and at each hunt it costs him more to pin the buck--the Pack will turn against him and against thee.
When they were all gathered together, Shere Khan began to speak--a thing he would never have dared to do when Akela was in his prime.
There was a long hush, for no single wolf cared to fight Akela to the death.
He is our brother in all but blood," Akela went on, "and ye would kill him here
For the rest, Akela goes free to live as he pleases.
That is a sharp tooth," said Akela, snuffing at the blade's cut in the earth, "but living with the Man-Pack has spoiled thine eye, Little Brother.
Gray Brother followed his example quickly, keeping a little to his left to get the wind that was blowing from the right, while Akela bounded fifty yards up wind, and, half-crouching, stiffened too.
said Akela, as the four wolves turned back sullenly and dropped to heel.
You will remember that Mowgli had left the village with the heavy weight of Shere Khan's raw hide on his shoulders, while Akela and Gray Brother trotted behind, so that the triple trail was very clearly marked.