Regrann from @griot_of_age - She was suspended from the tree by her tied arms. She was brave and defiant, but what was to come will shame any pain she had experienced. Her agonizing scream could not justify the pain, as the serrated blade bit into her pregnant stomach, dissecting it crudely. Her eyes rolled back as she lost consciousness.
Muwa placed both arms into the wound, and began to rip it apart. The excruciating pain pulled her into consciousness with a scream. The sound escaping her lips could melt a steel heart, but her tormentors where men whose hearts had being forged from a material harder than steel, by an ideal called FREEDOM.
Watching her blood drain to the ground like a libation, he stuck both arms carelessly into her womb searching until he got hold of it. Forcefully; he extracted his blood soaked arms, and between them was a child.
Even in her tormented state, Uvia still craned her head to glimpse the child. She smiled, for it was a boy. She had promised Joga a son, and she was true to her word. But these men wanted to deprive him of his gift. If only he was here.
Still attached to his mother by the umbilical cord, Muwa held the blood and slime covered baby in his arm, he examined the child and noticed he had the eyes of his father Joga; his best friend. He wanted to love the child just like he had for the father, but his duty to his people far outweighed any friendship. Raising the child in one arm; he turned to address his kakuri – comrades-in-arm. “Cut the tree by the stem and it would shot again, destroy the root and...” The seventy warriors echoed their response "it would seize to exist.” His knife arm rose into the air and fell with the gait of a hunting eagle, finding rest in the heart of the child. Muwa twisted the blade to confirm the kill before releasing it. The lifeless body of the baby dangled from the umbilical cord still attached to its mother, while Muwa watched her begin her journey to the land of the spirits as she drew her last breath.
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