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Perfect fit. Assembled by my own hairy hands. [wood falls, rattles] Yeah, I'll screw that in later. It's brilliant. You shouldn't have gone to this trouble. It's Daniel, and it's no trouble. It's what I do. [Emma] Like picture framing. [Rhydian] My sketches! You don't have to hide your natural talents in this house, pet. [Rhydian] I dunno what to say. Look, Emma and I have been a bit hard on you, so this is our way of saying welcome to the pack. Oh, and nice haircut, by the way. [sniffing] Hey! Gimme back my clothes! [snarling] [Rhydian] Maddy! [both snarling] Jana? -Get her! She's nicked my clothes! -She didn't mean any harm. -How would you know? Who is she? -Jana. Alric's daughter. ♪ A promise that I keep ♪ ♪ I'll never share, I'll never speak ♪ ♪ To my grave the secret goes ♪ ♪ The beating heart, the beating heart ♪ ♪ With mystic creatures wandered far ♪
♪ Through these veins a wolfblood flows ♪ ♪ Through these veins a wolfblood flows ♪ What were you doing facing off with a wild wolfblood? I was fine till you scared her away... -...with half my wardrobe! -But why us? Why come to the one house where she might be recognized? It's a challenge. The pack want her to know they're still out there. No. Alric wouldn't put Jana in danger like that. -She's everything to him. -Maybe he doesn't see us as a danger. Wild wolfbloods have a pretty low opinion of our kind. [Rhydian] Maybe. But if the pack's come back, then Alric wouldn't have sent Jana to steal a few clothes. -I could try and find her. -And get lured into a trap? So what do we do? You two go to school as normal, we'll think of something. -So all they took was meat? -The butcher only just delivered it. Turned his back, and when he looked round, some girl was running off with it. Why is it that every time a wolfblood turns up in Stoneybridge, I end up dressed like the idiot? -You're always dressed like an idiot. -Oh, push off, Kara!
[sniffing] Jana? What are you doing here? Going to school. Like a human. Just like you did, Rhydian. -You can't be here! -Why not? -You said I should try living like one. -That's when we were arguing about them. You started some sort of new charity, Welshie? "Stinkoes-R-us." -[boys laugh] -[Jana snarls] Stop it! Get in there! -Is this your den? It stinks. -Jana, what are you doing here? Go into the classroom. We'll get rid of her. -What if she's dangerous? -She's dangerous to you! Wild wolfbloods have killed people who've discovered their secret. If she finds out you know... Just go! You've stolen my clothes, and now you think you can walk into school -like you belong here? -I do what I want. I don't answer to tame wolfbloods! [both snarling] OK! All right! Maddy, why don't we just hear what she's got to say? Did Alric send you after me? -Where is he? -Don't know. Don't care. What, you came here on your own? Jana, did you run away from the pack? He threw me out! I just wanted to see what human life was like and he called me a traitor!
I don't know anyone else outside my pack. Only you. Please let me stay. Please! -Of course you can stay, but... -What? When your parents didn't want me around, you said they had a duty to help me. Well, we have a duty to help Jana. Yeah, well, it's not as simple as that. You can't just walk her into class. Watch me. -[Maddy groans] -[door closes] [dials] Mam? I should have your transfer form here. Do you have the letter that was sent to your parents? Probably hasn't caught up with her yet. Her family are Travelers. [students giggling] I'm sorry, Jana, but... you can't be starting at a new school until we have the necessary paperwork. [Jana snarling] [louder snarl] Rhydian's got a girlfriend! Rhydian's got... a girlfriend? Thank you. In the meantime, sit down, I'll talk to the secretary at break. See if anything's arrived. Look at her hair! -[Sam] What a mess! -[Kay] Look at the state of her!
-[Kara] Look at that uniform! -[Kay] She is disgusting. -[Jimi] What's that stink? -[Katrina] She needs a good bog-wash! [Liam] Wash your hair! -[Kara] You think she's even had a wash? -[Kay] She is so scruffy! Calm down. Just ignore them. -You're late, Maddy. -Sorry, sir. [students laugh loudly] -We can make paperwork. We've got paper. -It doesn't work like that. Luckily for you, I know someone who can. Mum's talking to the people who sorted out Social Services for you. They can create a history for you, but it's gonna take some time. Thank you. You're really clever. So we have to stop Jeffries going to the office at break. And you need to try and fit in. Keep your head down. Otherwise we'll have bigger problems than paperwork. -I will. -What's that perfume? Eau de Manure? -[girls giggle] -[Jana snarls] That's exactly what I mean! You can't show the wolf! Ever! -Sorry. They caught me by surprise. -[Jimi] Ugh! Ever heard of a shower? [sniffs] -You really do need that shower. -[sniffs]
I came here to learn, not get wet. First you need to learn not to wolf out every time someone makes fun of you. I know. Can you even control the wolf? I think I can, I just don't normally have to. Do you even know when it's happening? -Not really, but I'll learn to. -You don't have time to learn! Look, what are the first signs? Show me. I tingle. [Maddy] You tingle? Like a buzzy-wuzzy feeling. -[Maddy] Where? -All over. Right. So every time you feel that, you rein it in. I'll try. I will! [students laughing] We just keep Jeffries away from the school secretary at break. Even if the paperwork turns up, how will she fit in -if she's never been to school before? -Can she read? Or write? -I don't know. -What if she gets into a fight? Can she control the wolf? So... You knew Rhydian pretty well. He's amazing. I'd always been told living like a human was a bad thing. But then we snuck away to a village. I had ice cream, I saw a television.
It was nothing like my father said at all. That's why Rhydian had to run. My father was so angry. Weird. He never mentioned any of this. He never mentioned you at all. He never mentioned you either. Ow! [snarls] I'm just testing. I know I shouldn't have taken your clothes, I just wanted to fit in. I want us to be friends, Maddy. I do. A change of hat is a change of character. Who are you? It's called drama. They're pretending. For fun. It's like a game. -Cubs do that. I'm not doing it. -You have to. OK. Let's go. Miss, it's the new girl, Jana. Maddy was told to show her around school, which is why they're late. [Fitzgerald] Hello, Jana. Are you familiar with improv? Excellent. Right, well, grab a hat and we'll find you a partner. You too, Maddy. -Kay! Kay, you're partnered with Jana. -[Kay] Oh, Miss! Maddy, Rhydian. You come with me. Forsooth, smelly beggar girl, I am your queen. Bow.
-Did you hear what I said? -[Jana snarling] Stinking beggar... girl. [snarling] You're an animal! Help me! Help me! [snarling] -[Maddy] Nothing to see here, anyone! -Control yourself! -We caught the wild beast. -[Jana snarling] -That was brilliant! -You call that controlling the wolf? Come on, Maddy, she's trying. Look. You need to decide whether you can make this work. Because if you can't, you owe it to all of us to leave. Before things go really wrong. Oh, great. Jeffries. Mr. Jeffries! [Jimi] I can do this for you, Rhydian. [Maddy] Sir! Sir! -I need to... -Can it wait? -I need to sort the new girl's enrolment. -No, I-- Oh, Mr. Jeffries, I think that's your car alarm going off. -[car alarm blaring] -What? [Shannon giggles] [snarls] [boys laughing] -What about him? -That's Jimi. He likes to think he's the Alpha Pupil, but he's not. You should watch him, though. He's sneaky.
-You should challenge him. -No. It's not like the wild pack, here. It's not all about being the alpha. So what is human life about? Don't know. Your friends, the things you do with them. Fitting in, but also being yourself. Just stuff. Life stuff. You'll work it out. [sniffing] [snarls] And the girls who smell of chemicals? Kara's the alpha in that group. [snarls] Look, that's not what's important. Fighting isn't fitting in, you've got to be more cunning than that. [girls laughing] -All right. I can do cunning. -[school bell rings] If that's what you want. [ringing continues] -[Daniel] We need a bit more time. -Right, OK, Dad. Not done yet. Right. My turn. -Sir? Sir, could I talk to you? -Is it urgent, Rhydian? Well, you know you said I could speak to you if I had a problem... I have to deal with Jana's paperwork. Oh. I guess my problems aren't that important. I didn't say that, Rhydian. All right, come on. Let's go back to the form room.
-Asking for raw meat would not be OK. -Uggh. [Tom] Hi, Mads! Hey, hello! Jana? Hello, Jana. I'm Tom. -Maddy's mate. This is Shannon. -Hello. Come on, let's go get some lunch! So where are you from? Hey... If you want her to fit in, we need to act normally around her. I don't want her to fit in, Shan. I want her to go back to the wild. Teenage years are a difficult time. All those changes. Sometimes it feels like you're becoming something you can't control. Like a part of you, the wild part, is taking over. Hey, Jimi... I heard some food got nicked from your dad's hotel. -So? -By some wild-looking girl? Bit of a coincidence. Your meat gets nicked and she turns up the next day. [Kara] Yeah, who else could it be? -Were you on the rob last night? -What you talking about? I was talking to her. Someone stole meat from our hotel. My money's on you. Why would I want your stinky meat? Bet it smells as bad as you do. [girls laugh]
The only thing that smells bad around here is you. [boys laugh] [softly] Leave it, Jana. Tingling. What did you call me? I asked you a... [students gasp] [laughter] Oh, no. [boys laughing] [Liam] Yes, Jimi! [snarling] Jana! [girls scream] [Jana snarls] [students clapping] Fight! Fight! Fight! Fight! Fight! Fight! [snarls] Stop that at once! -[clapping continues] -[girls] Fight! Fight! Fight! I said... stop! She started it, miss! [Kay laughs] -Yeah, she's off her nut! -I didn't. Not completely. Get cleaned up and go to the headmaster's office! You have five minutes! I'll take her, miss. -Sit down. Back to dinner. -[students laughing] Sir! Miss. Fitzgerald wants you to go to the Head's office, -'cause there's been a huge fight. -Wonderful. Sorry, Rhydian. We'll pick this up tomorrow. -What happened? -Your new friend happened. She's like a wild animal. If you'd just stopped to think instead of rushing her into the classroom.
So I should be more like you and come up with a million reasons why we can't help one of our own? Well? The Headmaster said, "I'm giving you a detention," but then he didn't give me anything. [Shannon snorts] -What's funny? -Nothing. We have to go. Right, Tom? -Oh... Yeah. -We'll... We'll go this way. So you didn't wolf out in there? No. When I felt a tingle, I stopped it. -Good for you. -There you are. I've just been on the phone to the Education Authority. They sent your paperwork to the wrong school. They're faxing it over now. Well, that's great, sir! Yes, great. Welcome to Bradlington High! I saw that, thicko. My people carry wisdom in their heads. Memorized. -I know things none of you do. -So you're dumb and crazy? Give me one good reason I shouldn't tell sir you're a cheat. Quick... What's the next answer? Right. Time's up. Jana, could you collect up everyone's books, please? Thank you. You're never gonna fit in here. -Tingling. -What?
[Miss Parrish] And that is why, even when you're totally lost... Hold it properly. ...you can hold a simple compass and it'll point towards the North Pole. [softly] So she can control it, it's just... -She's so different. -If I learned to fit in, she can too. [Parrish] ...to find their way home. Can she? Any questions? -Yes, Jana? -You don't need a compass -to find your way home. -Just follow the stink. And why is that? If you can't see the sun? Nature, miss. The wind, where mosses grow, trees with more leaves on one side, south-facing lichens, even puddles that haven't dried out. There's loads of different ways to find your way. -I've never been lost, and never will. -That's fascinating, Jana. I can show the class if you like. Yes. Perhaps one day we'll organize an activity. Thank you, Jana. Psst! Jana. Jana. What? Can you really do that stuff? Find your way like that?
Why? Cool. See, told you she'd fit in. She has to go! By the end of the week. Preferably before. Wild wolfbloods don't belong in the human world. -But she's really trying! -[Emma] You heard your father! There's no way she can stay in Stoneybridge! -You can't force her to leave. -We'll see about that! Where is she? Some old caravan, she said. -There's one by Benson's old farm. -Right, you two stay here. -They can't just-- -This is our pack's territory. -If they don't want her here, then... -Why is it always about packs? Does Jana not get a choice? Your parents have been great to me, I can't argue with them, but you can. Come on, Maddy. She's one of us. Come on, then. [ravens croaking] [sniffing] [snarls] -Is this about the clothes? -No, it's about you. We want you gone. But I can't leave! I don't know anyone anywhere, except my pack. And my father says I'm a traitor. Don't even think about it, Dan. Pack up and leave. -[snarls] -Tonight. And if I don't? [snarls]
-Stop! -[Maddy] Mam, no! Dad! You can't drive her away. She won't survive on her own. There's no room for more strays in our pack. Especially not Alric's daughter! She doesn't have to be part of our pack. She can look after herself. Here. -Maddy, she's just a kid. -Who lives in the wild. -She's wild! They'll discover what she is! -No, they won't! Not with our help. How can you two help when she wolfs out in front of your classmates? I won't wolf out. I can control my wolf. -Oh, really? -Yes. Really. [snarling] Mam, she can do this, OK? She can fit in. -She's already doing it. -Even Jimi said she was cool. -And where's she going to live? -Here. What, in that old wreck? It's been abandoned for years. -Is it even waterproof? -I can mend it. -This is ridiculous. -Yeah, to us, not a wild wolfblood. That's enough. -She needs to be with her own kind. -[Daniel] But they threw her out! [Emma] What we gonna do? Leave her in that caravan? -[Daniel] You want her in the house? -Course not! Well then... Look, if the kids think they can handle this, let them try.
A week in that rusty old thing and she'll be fleeing back to the wild. Right, if you think you're up to this, we're not gonna stop you. But one whiff of trouble, and you'll be out of our territory quicker than you can bay at the moon. Understand? She's your responsibility now. On your heads be it. Thank you. You're gonna have to be careful, Jana. Kids don't usually live by themselves. -If anyone finds out... -I know it's gonna be difficult. [doors close] -[horn honks] -Yeah, we're coming! I know your parents aren't gonna accept me. Not yet. But you've been really kind to me. I'm gonna make this work. I'm gonna make you both proud of me. Well, at least thanks to Jimi, you won't starve. -Thanks for backing Jana up. -She's one of us. What else am I supposed to do? I should have told you about her. I should have told her about you. But when you're in one place, even speaking about the other one, just... seems unreal. Out in the wild, some bits were great. Mum, Bryn, running wild... But some of the stuff was strange, a bit scary.
Jana helped me survive. She was the only one I could trust.
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