– Makuta – – Ishtar –
It’s been a couple quarter-moons since the incident with the fungi jill. Ishtar was lying next to her partner, her head lazily cushioned on his belly. With every breath he took, her head moved slowly up and down. She had felt something changing lately. Not just between them but also with her.
Makuta had been leaving the territory a couple times. He never talked about it but she wasn’t stupid. She was sure he was mating with other jills, but it didn’t really bother her as long as he came back to her, which he did every time. He was more quiet lately though, as if he kept overthinking all the time or lost something he had to find. Ishtar wasn’t sure if he knew already, but she felt she was carrying young. She had