Crank is the king of the Leagros tribe. He is stern, laconic, and impatient with those asking questions.
So, when Perry shows weakness in his first days in the forest, Crank turns nasty. Perry must beware attack from both inside and outside his tribe.
‘I’m sorry to wake you up, kiddo,’ said Crank, ‘but I just need to tell someone. I have to.’
‘What’s wrong?’ asked Perry.
The king did not speak, but continued to shake and fidget, staring at his fingernails.