Shadows [tlt]

Sunset water orange haze

When the eclipse comes and shadows grow long over the orange river, he will emerge from the deep forest to begin the hunt again, his ravening hunger spiking with ancient bloodlust.

He will run swift as a wolf, his silvery eyes cutting through the darkness like lasers, while his hairy fingers curl into claws eager to rip and destroy the flesh of another.

But we have had this dance before, and this time I am prepared with a weapon he will never expect.


Written for Three Line Tales and Eugi’s Weekly Prompt. Image from Unsplash.

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15 responses to “Shadows [tlt]

  1. Tarot of the Missing


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  2. This is fantastic Paula. It leaves you wanting more of this story.

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  3. Are you a werewolf hunter?

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  4. A fantastic story, with gorgeous language, Paula. You convey a lot in those couple paragraphs. 💙

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  5. Wow! You had me hooked there Paula and gagging for more. Brilliant.

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  6. Oh, so full of intrigue, Paula! We watched the lunar eclipse just a few minutes ago. Thank you for joining in.

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