On Their Own - Part 1
It was only a matter of time before it happened. She knew it would as soon as she was old enough to fend for herself. But that didn’t make the blow any softer.
Maple suddenly found herself on the doorstep of the only house she had ever known. She was being kicked out, along with two of her siblings, Ember and Timber. None of them were sure why they were different. It wasn’t their fault.
Maple had always tried to accept it, to ignore that she couldn’t always play like her siblings. She had begun to forget that they were underdeveloped and not as strong as the others. But now that terrible feeling came crawling back to her stomach. Rain seeped through her fur and chilled her.
Tears streamed down Maple’s cheeks, but she blinked them away and took off towards the distance forest. She had always wanted to venture there, but not now, like this. Timber pelted after her. Ember hesitated, a look of longing in her green eyes. She knew there was