THE CAT, Chapter I

THE CAT, Chapter I

  THE CAT Prologue A very minor tendril of the lightning strike caught the running cat’s head on its left side. The thin super-heated tendril split the cat’s ear half way down and tossed its body down and to one side.  The cat lay seemingly lifeless while the storm...
THE CAT, Chapter II

THE CAT, Chapter II

The cat rested. He lay as he’d been before, not wanting to deal with the things that had been circling around in his head. He knew he was risking a small bit by returning to the bear ravaged den, and he hated the scent the grousing, rolling predator had left behind,...
THE CAT,  Chapter III

THE CAT, Chapter III

The light faded from the valley, the sunlight descending the canyon wall beyond the river like a curtain slowly falling on life itself. But not to the cat. The night brought stealth and slow-moving life to a very busy but also very elusive forest during daylight...
THE CAT,  Chapter IV

THE CAT, Chapter IV

The cat reacted in shock, the unexpected recovery of the hominid, from what seemed like deep sleep, surprising him to the point of near shock. The cat froze in place, its own eyes staring into the dark, shiny and unblinking eyes of the human. The meatball was...