Prophecy of the Phoenix Part I

Lear, a halfling of M’Rod, rushed to the alcove at the heart of Fiddlehead Forest. Kithri, the fae who cared for the woodland creatures, poured mushroom stew into wooden bowls under the tall oak tree. The animals waited in anticipation as she passed out meals to each of them. “I’m here! I’m here!” Lear cried. “Save some stew for… Continue reading Prophecy of the Phoenix Part I

The Substitute Teacher’s Anchovy Cult

“Mom, this sounds like a cult,” I complained as she parked our car in a vacant lot downtown. “It’s a youth group. Mr. Lloyd runs it.” Right. Mr. Lloyd, a substitute teacher who met my mom via dog park. “What kind of youth group meets in The Children’s Place?” “It’s in the basement.” “Why not… Continue reading The Substitute Teacher’s Anchovy Cult