Genres: Fantasy, Rural Fantasy
Cast of Wonders 483: Armed With Such Stories, I Roamed Into The Woods (Staff Picks 2021)
Armed With Such Stories, I Roamed Into The Woods
by Evan Marcroft
Never trust a wolf’s promise, Atticus, my mother once told me. Remember the tale of Smiling John and Baron Icepelt. They lie between fangs, and their promises will only ever lead you into their belly. She was full of such morsels of wisdom. There was a fable for every lesson I should know. Not all pertained to talking wolves, but this was most relevant to my task. Remember how Smiling John escaped. If you should find a wolf at your heels, throw meat behind you. Wolves are clever but lazy creatures. They will stop for the easier meal.
Armed with such stories, I roamed into the woods to save her life. (Continue Reading…)