The Sorceress of the Panther People by zonoart
The Quest of Thüringen, the Lion: Chapter IV:
His skill at rappelling and the luck of thick trees save Thüringen from the anger of the pack that pursued him, but within the heavy forestation he finds... a sorceress of the Panther People!
"Come from out from thine den of leaves, oh Lion!" she intones. "It was mine magic which summoned you hence!"