[BOOK 1 of 3] Haley Hunsiker: a curious cat who once failed her friend. Now, newly reconciled, she will never fail him again. If it takes her being silent, takes her mating with a maniac to stay in the tribe, takes her destroying her curiosity, then so be it. If she has to put a lid on her unnatural, unstable love, then so be it. So be it. [Under serious revision. Revised chapters labelled "[R]". Beware of possible inconsistencies with unrevised chapters.] TW: Violent/graphic content. Depictions of SA and DV. Human/Ape romance.