Our hunger had driven us to raid a house. Queen as leader broke in first and gave us the all-clear signal.
The people who owned the house were rich, they had a disgusting amount of food in their kitchen. We fell onto the contents of the refrigerator and pantry like a pack of wolves to a kill.
For a few moments all you could hear were the sounds of chewing and soft whimpers of satisfaction. Queen suddenly motioned for us to be silent. We heard the sound of tires in the driveway and then footsteps approaching the door.
"Scatter," Queen whispered.
In a matter of seconds the room was cleared of any evidence we had intruded. I couldn't make myself move, panic clawed at my insides as my sisters fled to the forest.
The door opened and in walked a boy about Queen's age. He stared at me, mouth slightly open and I was suddenly aware of how I must look to this boy; I was dirty my clothes were rags and I was eating a raw steak and the blo