She curled up on her bed and cried herself to sleep.
He lifted her chin with a curled index finger and forced her to meet his solemn gaze.
The sound came again, the cry of someone who was hurt. Katie wiped her eyes. She was drenched with rain and curled against the large root of a tree. The birds of the jungle made screaming sounds, but this was different. This was human.
She curled into a ball and tried to go back to sleep.