THE RED FOREST
Written By Rachel Jordan
They were following her.
She could hear their tormenting remarks in the distance, and if curious
enough, a glance behind would reveal a scattered pattern of flaming torches.
With her tiny child clutched against her, she ran, forcing her legs to carry
them as far away as possible. The wind hissed past - an invisible current
that, like the ocean, toyed around with her, guiding her way and that.
Where are you going?
I-I don't know.
They are catching up. What will you do once running is no longer an option?
I will hide.
Where will you hide?
She came to a struggled halt and began analyzing her environment.
Towards a distant left stood a small cl