[ Shadow - Tribe ] Chapter 2, Assignment 1 :icontgb-shadowtribe:
The darkly furred tom strode out into the cave’s clearing; he would waste no time with petty explanations. He could see in every gleaming pair of eyes that his Tribe knew what needed to be done, even if many of their gazes harbored regret or disapproval. The dim light felt soothing, and the Silver-Shadow couldn't deny that this place had begun to feel like home before it had started to crumble before him.
”I’m not going to lie to any of you. He stated in a clear, gruff voice, ”Our land is dying.” Whispers echoed faintly among the small band of grinning-tattooed cats. Blinking slowly, the leader knew no matter how many times this information was recited… it would gain the same reaction of distaste and anxiety.
Narrowing his amber stare, he waited for the caves to be engulfed in silence yet again before parting his maw and continuing. ”Our Tribe is strong; we’re the cat