Adrift

A youngling cast eyes skyward upon birth. Energies entered its being, strengthened its mind, its heart. That youngling grew, phased, loved, laughed. Built together a house-family, welcomed partners and friends, life happy and full. Years on, now-grown, they lay ready. Every village eagerly awaiting the next youngling's birth on the morrow. Eyes closed now, their... Continue Reading →

Protector

A scream cut through her from across the meadow and she raged into action, dismissing her injury and climbing up the nearest lookout.Her arms trembled, not used to her own weight, but she needed to ensure her charge was okay.Her heart pounded at another squeal and she cursed her clumsiness; she would’ve been on top... Continue Reading →

Spring Howls

Colours bombarded his senses. Everywhere the spring sun reached, blooms thrived.Th-thump, th-thump.He caught yelps and a myriad of birdsong drifting on the crisp winds as he ran.Th-thump, th-thump.Green shoots pushed through snow still clinging to the base of trees; branches hanging as shields against the warm sun.Th-thump.Ducking his head as he wove through the forest,... Continue Reading →