Itís hard to hear that your mother abandoned you because you were a boy. If itís hard to hear, itís hard to know how to start this story too. In that way, at least, I could sympathize with my mother.
Because they are a society of women, itís hard to keep their numbers from dwindling, though their lifespans are longer than the average mortal. Thatís why once a year, a handful of Amazons volunteer to leave their home and go out into the world of men in order toÖ well, do what comes naturally.†