Ape stepped up toe to toe with Falco. Brad stepped in, but Falco gently pushed him aside. Brad hadn't seen what Falco had seen in Ape's eyes the night before.
Welcome to bunkhouse five - it's a scene of power struggles, hidden agendas and psychodramas.
There's Brad with the troubled past, and fat, harmless Mountain-Man Singh. There's spineless Anthony Cannucia - and charismatic, dangerous Ape who keeps constant pressure on the group.
And there's Falco - who never wanted to come on camp in the first place; who has enough to deal with at home.
He has just been made leader.
Ape looked at the others. "Now that he's been blooded, our fearless leader fears no man!"'