Og hunts alone now. The others think Og is bad luck, so they send him away.
This makes things very difficult for Og. There are no helpers. No one to watch for spearmouths when Og sleeps. No one to help chase game.
Mostly, Og eats nuts and berries, but the season is almost over and the cold time will be here.Og does not know what to do.
He sits down by the water. There is a bush there with little leafcrawlers on the vines. Og tries a leafcrawler. Yuck! Og throws it in the water. As soon as bug hits the water, a fish jumps up and takes it.
Fish would be good to eat, but going in water is dangerous. Og gets an idea…
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