On the way, the sisters chatted and laughed. Suddenly, Apiyo, the eldest of them, said, “Be quiet. We are coming to where Unyalego the snake lives.”

Atieno called to the others, “Look, here are Unyalego’s golden teeth. Let us take them.” Apiyo reminded them, “Don’t forget grandmother’s warning. We must not take anything from the forest except firewood.”

Ajoh said, “I don’t trust grandmother. She said that to stop us having what we want. I want the golden teeth.” Her sisters were worried, but Ajoh did not care.