Glad you could join us for the next slithery episode of Elliot’s Adventures. If you’re new here, you can catch up by returning to the beginning, and reading really fast…
Clifton wished he were flying. “They’re right,” he reminded himself, “my buzzing would attract attention in the middle of the night, but this walking — crawling — through the woods in the dark… it’s nerve-wracking!”
Tripping yet again over yet another a random leaf or twig or pebble he couldn’t see in the shadowy mottle they called a trail, he fell sideways over a lichen-covered rock.
A harsh whisper emerged from its surface. “Oy! Watch i’ theah, mate!”