Nanth hummed to herself as she looked about her new home. It was starting to look pretty good! She had put her tools on a mossy flat rock to make sure she always knew where to find them. Her leftover scraps of fur were placed by the berry bushes in a way so she could see all of the cave from there. The see-through stone she had found long ago had been strung up so that it spread a cozy light on the walls. Perfect!
She allowed herself a couple of minutes of peaceful thought before setting off again. Admiring her home could wait until later, it wasn't like it was going anywhere.
Climbing back out of the hole she thought through what her to do list was. First of all food. The berries and mush-growths would make a good emergency supply, but she'd need to collect more. After that she'd find more river-rock. Her old tools were breaking apart and she liked to stay ahead of a disaster.
Coming up into the bright sun she squinted and scanned the valley for any dangers. There were some tracks on