Chapter one: A Pivotal Choice
Page 1: Midday, inside a small cave. Begins with crying cub in Kaluwa’s arms, her mate Ronit is walking away from her.
Ronit: I’m going out, I’ll be back later tonight probably.
Kaluwa: Where are you going?
Ronit: *serious expression on his face, turned away from Kaluwa* Out.
Kaluwa: *glares at his back, an eyebrow raised, cub still crying* Yknow I remember when I got pregnant you promised you’d be here for our baby every single day because you didn’t want to miss a thing, when he was born you said you’d help me with him. What happened to that? Just the smallest sign of difficulty and it’s too much for you to handle. You’re barely ever here! You knew when I married you I wasn’t going to be just a housewife, yet I’ve barely left this cave in two months!
Ronit: *A guilty look comes to his face for a moment but it hardens quickly. He stays silent.*
Kaluwa: *scoffs* You