The Clan of the Cave Bear - Chapter 24 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 24 Summary

Due to Ayla's heroic act of bravery in the face of the cave bear, the Mog-urs decide that she should prepare the ritual drink, after all. There is little time, and Ayla hurriedly tries to make everything ready. Meanwhile, the other women are busy making the ceremonial feast.

When the meal is served, Ayla is too nervous to eat any of the delicious food. Soon, the feast is finished, and the ceremony starts. Ayla waits, holding Iza's sacred bowl, to be given the signal. Creb taps her on the shoulder, and she enters the circle of light surrounded by the men. She is naked, covered only by her crown of golden hair. The Mog-urs gasp at how different the shape of her body is from Clan women, but accept the drink she has made.

Then it is over, and Ayla is back with...

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