Dark Delivery

First, they took out the electrical grids, then came the dark hunt…

Photo by Claudia Ramírez on Unsplash

Horseback, I raced through an invisible whip of icy, steel wind. My face numb, my eyes set like a hawk on my target. I could barely see it, but I knew it was there.

Just the shambled roof of a cabin, poking up through the trees, on the fall-colored ridge. The sun was melting like butter and wrapping an eerie, golden glow over the horizon.

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Ripley J. Cloud

Ripley J. Cloud

Writer of sci-fi, thrillers, and a little bit of everything else. Love reading all.