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The Hunt

Published by Brad Chambers at Smashwords
Copyright 2010 Brad Chambers
Edited by Jessica Chambers
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It had been many long hours since Je'pen had climbed into the large tree with his powerful longbow. The endless waiting was hard for him. He was usually very physically active, and being still made his muscles cramp and ache. He knew he had to be still until a je'dun came by so that he could shoot it and his family would have meat to eat. While he waited, he tensed the muscles of his painted body, one at a time, and then relaxed them. This helped keep them from cramping so badly, plus it was something to do while he waited. His green eyes were constantly moving either on the look out for his prey or just looking at the world around him. One thing he did enjoy about hunting was the chance to just watch the things around him change. The clouds floating in the beautiful red sky, the yellow leaves on the trees moving in the breeze, the birds landing close to him on the tree and eying him warily as they fed on the small fruits that dangled all around.

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