The Hunter Gatherers – a piece of flash fiction

paleolithic flash fictionThere was something wrong.  The earth was changing.  Food was not where it once was; the herds had moved.

‘We have almost reached the end of our territory.  Do we go on, crossing into another’s  or do we go back and try the land beyond the river?’  Our leader solemnly asked.

‘The lack of food is not felt by us alone.  We will not be warmly received in anyone else’s territory at this time, and we have the women and children to think of.’  I raised my concerns.

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