Kiara's reign chapter 5More Like This
Most of the lionesses were out on the hunt that morning. The only ones at the dens were the younger cubs and the babysitting lionesses. The older cubs were being trained on how to take care of themselves and how to hunt. Chiku was a mother herself, a first time mother. Her cub was with the other young ones.
The lioness climbed up the cliffs to the largest one above. She made it to the rocky ledge and walked to the big gaping mouth of the cave. Chiku put down the cub at the cave entrance.
"Hello?" she called. Her voice echoed throughout the cavern. Paw steps echoed deep in the cave. They stopped just before the light that reached into the cave, so the figure was still shrouded in a veil of darkness.
"Who is it? Why are you here?" a deep voice boomed from the shadows. Chiku struggled to keep her composure.
"Sir, it's me, Chiku, on my watch, I found something on the banks of the river." She answered. A dark silhouette came closer to the light, but not close eno