Chapter 5 – Clara’s Story

Clara's Story

Yes, this is my home of solitude. You see before you one unhappy camel. I’ve run away from home, I have. I was engaged to a handsome racing camel of the Dromedary class. I was attracted to his magnificent single hump. But alas, when his wealthy parents found out about our engagement, they forced him to break it off. They would never allow him to marry beneath their class and as you can see from my double hump, I am a member of the lowly Bactrian class. We are only suited for carrying freight. I was so ashamed and could not face my family. It just goes to show you, “Two humps are not always better than one.