The recorded voice named the place and said, “Be there at eight.”
It was probably just a wrong number, but maybe I’d won the dating lottery. Her voice suggested she’d be worth the trip to find out.
While I was out chasing this beautiful wild goose, they robbed my house.
John Fowler served twenty years in the US Air Force before retiring and starting a second career in the IT field. He is also a Lay Pastor serving a small church near his home in Texas. His hobbies include reading, golfing, and writing.
Our prey hid while hunters flanked it.
I stood exposed. The hunt meant survival for the clan.
The beast emerged bearing a snarl, its dark eyes glaring. My heart raced. Fear grew, choked me, yet I held my ground.
Finally, the hunter’s cry sounded striking it dead.
We feasted well.
Glynis Rankin is a published author of different genres. Her work can be found in several art and literature magazines and online journals. The author of two contemporary novels and an anthology of short stories, Glynis will publish her first Young Adult novel this fall. Check out her blog: glynisrankin.wordpress.com