"Every day they saw lions, usually resting in the shade of small trees. Once in the distance they saw a lion chasing a topi. The topi escaped, but along the path Salva saw the bones of prey that had not been so fortunate." (Park 19)
Marial's disappeared, did the lions grab him while everyone was sleeping?
"I am sorry, Salva," Uncle said quietly. "Your friend..." (Park 20)
"He should be somewhere nearby... I don't remember if he slept near me-I was tired-perhaps he has gone to find something to eat." (Park 20)