Og hunts alone. The others drove Og away because they believed he was bad luck. Always, Og would make a mistake on the hunt that would anger the others.
Og sees the thorn-heads and wonders how he could bring one down alone. As they graze, Og creeps forward.
Long before he comes close enough to throw his spear, his foot gets stuck in the mud. Og struggles, but that only makes it worse.
Og hears something that makes his heart thump big. It is the howl of the sharpfangs. They have seen him. Not a good day for Og…
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