Celeste heard vessels being moved around. She watched the lioness devouring the deer. Alone. Something looked odd about the lioness devouring the deer all by herself. No cubs. She wondered if Maya and her husband wanted to have kids. Maya returned with a glass of Fanta, she gave it to Celeste and then wiped her hands with the towel she held in the other hand. ‘Can you promise to keep a secret if I help you?’ Her eyes pleaded and Celeste wondered if the secret had anything to do with their family planning. What if she told her she wanted to have kids but her husband didn’t as they would be a hindrance to his art? She had heard he was quite severe.
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