The Trials: The Maze Part 1

“Left or right?” The male voice echoed around the maze and I froze midstep, one paw half lifted in the air. Hummmannns? The word blurred in my mind because I was a wolf.  “Try left,” a different male voice replied. My ears swiveled, trying to find the source. Thhe ennntrry.  “Why left?” A female voice questioned. I started toward the entry to The Maze, my … Continue reading The Trials: The Maze Part 1

The Trials: The Swamp

“You’ve GOT to be kidding me,” I complained, wiping sweat from my forehead as I stare ahead. “What? It’s just a swamp’” Kenna said. “That ‘just a swamp’ is more dangerous than the jungle,” Zach replied seriously. “Why’s that?” Milo asked. “Quicksand, humidity.” The last word came out a mutter from Zach. “And the Nwu watersnakes, too. Smaller than Sut, the Giant Black Mamba Snake … Continue reading The Trials: The Swamp

The Last Will & Testament of Johnny Greene

The following is a work of fiction. Any resemblance to real persons, places, or events, while not entirely coincidental, is certainly not prophetic. If you are reading this, there is no doubt that I, Johnny Greene, am dead. If you found my body, I ask that you bury it. If they got my body, then they wanted you to find this, in which case you … Continue reading The Last Will & Testament of Johnny Greene

The Trials: A Day In Austin’s Life

Art by a City student. Learn more about having your art featured at thecityvoice.org/contribute. Today’s gonna be long, I thought as I checked the cupboards. I’m going to have to get more food. With a sigh, I went to the closet and grabbed the brown game bag, swinging it over my shoulder. Then I got my knives’ belt and strapped it around my waist, putting … Continue reading The Trials: A Day In Austin’s Life