From the French 🇫🇷 book: -
—-my translation…could be wrong! —
She smiled to hide her disappointment, and he gave her an affectionate pat on the head to remind her to keep quiet. If they didn't wake up their father, they could both eat lunch in peace. They sat down at the table exchanging complicit glances and smiles without speaking.
They hurried to wash their plates and then walked through the door, making their way to the swamp, Jodie walking in front. But at that very moment, Pa began to shout and caught up with them, his steps shaky.
He was incredibly emaciated, and his body seemed to float from lack of balance. His teeth were as yellow as the fangs of an old dog. Kya looked up at Jodie. “You can run away. Run to our hiding place in the woods. – Don't worry. Everything’s gonna be fine, you’ll see.”
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