“Just leave me alone!” Tonbo shouted, slamming the door to her room. Her green eyes burned with tears. She squeezed them shut, slumped against the door, slid to the floor, and covered her ears, trying to shut out the shouting and rage coming from the other side of the door. Her father. Mad at her again of course.
“Tonbo Windchaser you come out of that room and apologize to your mother this instant!” He raged at her from the other side of the now locked door, his voice booming throughout the house. The door handle jiggled and then he pounded on the wall. “Tonbo!”
A second set of feet approached, cautious and timid. “Dear..” Muffled, soft and empathetic. “She didn’t mean it. Tonbo’s just going through a phase right now. You’ll see. Come away from there now.” Mother. Always quick to forgive. The sound of their feet shuffling away from the door, her mother soothing her father. “I’m sure she wants to b