It falls lifeless to the muddy ground and lands on its back with its half blown-away head facing up to what is now a starry sky.

(“All right!” Miles declares as he takes two steps back towards the lion carcass. “Let’s throw this garbage out.”) 

Miles, Jacob, and Benjamin each grab a leg and start dragging the beast toward the camper door. I stand near the open door and help maneuver the 500 lb. killer around the huge acacia limb. Jacob gives the monster a final shove. It falls lifeless to the muddy ground and lands on its back with its half blown-away head facing up to what is now a starry sky.

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