Don’t fight. Ma says don’t fight. Fighting is bad. I’m too little to fight. Ma says to always run and yell for her. Yell for Ma and Ma will come. Because Ma made a promise. Ma says to always yell.
The tiny Proto reminded herself as she fled through the grass. She had gone off on her own again away from home to explore. Her mother didn’t like her to wonder off – unless she told one of her family members. She loved them all even if some were worried they’d hurt her. She didn’t mind. She loved them.
But Leona forgot to tell anyone she was leaving. She didn’t tell Uncle Buck, Uncle Zeta, Auntie Leaf, Auntie Kyma, Auntie Aria or even Uncle Rion. She especially didn’t tell her ma she was going to explore again. Which was a biiiig problem. Her ma always told her to tell someone when she was leaving. But this time she didn't, because she wasn't supposed to be outside right now. She had gotten in trouble and was supposed to stay at h