Barrett purred as he swallowed the first squirming morsel down, glad to have something in his empty stomach. The younger of the two men soon followed the first in a one way trip to satisfy his hunger. He grabbed the horse from the first cart, snapping its neck. The beast could serve as a snack later, and it was something he could take back with him that wouldn't be as likely to leave Hope horrified as if he’d taken a couple humans back with him.
He glanced towards the woman in the second cart, debating whether or not he should have a third. Normally he wouldn't hesitate... but he had to be careful while recovering from starvation. Seeing her panic briefly reminded him of Hope... and gave him an idea.
He crouched down, tilting his head slightly as he studied her. "Tell you what, little morsel. I'll let you go, and even move the tree out of the path so you can continue, if you do something for me. Well, a couple things." The woman stared wide-eyed, then nodded slightly. "First, tak