Endangered -- Part 1Endangered -- Part 1 by Highwind-Sniper
There was a growling noise that brought his stomach to a lurch. By now he knew better than to draw attention to the hunger growing, least he be told once again that there was nothing for him yet. Instead, a small sigh steamed through his nose, tired eyes flickering to the oxen pulled carts and the warriors on horseback around them.
For as long as he could remember the tribe took this journey, once a year the nomads would try and all meet in the annual location to trade with each other for things they would need to get through the winter. Usually everyone was in more higher spirits; excitement used to bustle with the group in song and story. Now, everyone was just... tense. Ready for death and attack, everyone looking over their shoulder at the shadows. A shiver ran down his back as he remembered the Nevermore that had hung over their group for the longest time before they reached the forest.
In the past, he had come to dread the torturous climb back up the mountain roads they would hav