His father thrust his hand in his and gripped it gently. They’re voices were so kind that it flowed into him, making him strong.
She's sleeping. But you go in
His father led him into the small sawali room. Dodong saw Teang, his girl, his wife, asleep on the papag. As much as he wants to touch the pale face of Teang he stopped himself from doing it. The hilot was wrapping the child when Dodong heard it cry. This voice touched his heart and filled it with joy.