The journey went for over a week, all on foot. The closer they became, the more unwelcome they were, unprotected by a male, Alya was often punished if caught stealing food for her and her sister. Soha had become sick on the boat they hid in to travel across the red sea. Neither of them had ever left the Kingdom of Ammon, and had no idea how to communicate.
Here, I got you some fresh water
A long journey
Don't you want any? Please stop, I do not want you to get into anymore trouble.
Her mother which had married the next of kin available also had died of old age. Now it was this man her mother had married who then had another wife, with her then had a child, Soha, Alya's sister.
Next of kin
By the time both of Soha's parent's died, she was still not near the age of a women yet.
We need to reclaim both our father's land and properties but Alya is still too young. Though not related by blood, she is as much as my sister as a sister born by my mother and my father, would.
Reclaim the wealth
Find the next of kin
From what I have heard the nearest of kin to Soha's father is to the south-west past just beyond the red sea. I will marry him so Soha may grow healthy and not need to worry about growing older as she is my family and I will be her's.
They were both young, so hiding in the stables at night in the desert, the further they became from their homeland, was not very hard, nor was it hard for Alya to steal food and water for the two as they did not need a lot.
I will stay awake to make sure no one finds us
Away from home
In Egypt, where that kinsman lived, there was a famine. It was a place where the Israelites were slaves.
Slave 2 : I can blarely feel my limps anymore. There is barely anyone on the street as there is so much death around.
Slave: Is that a Ammonite? Why is he here are we not in enough pain already, that they wish for war now?