Trophy for Victory

    Ethan and Carl climbed the ramp and emerged outside of the labyrinth. Now in the jungle once more Carl looked at Ethan with a tear in his eye. For it was time for Carl to meow goodbye. Carl was home again. Carl left Ethan and disappeared into the trees.  Ethan quickly realized Christine was […]

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Dead-end

After being swept into the sewage system, the water levels rose until Ethan and Carl were forced to swim underwater. They soon realized to make any progress down the dimly lit tunnel they could pop up for air in spots where light shone into the water from above. At each surfacing, Ethan and Carl were able to […]

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Temptation

Carl trailed as Ethan approached a door adorned in flowers the color of a setting sun. The door split in the middle and drew back to each side to reveal a spherical room garnished with linens woven with delicate silk and golden threads. Ethan crossed the room’s threshold and immediately was introduced to aromas of […]

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Digging In

Along the sloped ceiling the steam condensed into water which rained down onto the earth below. The dirt, rock, and water mixed to create a slippery surface on which to gain footing was difficult.  Up ahead the path was severed by a chasm of the width of Ethan’s height. “We’re going to jump the gap […]

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By The Skin of His Back

Ethan emerged from the bamboo blockage into a room that smelled like sulfur and the humidity was so great that water clung to the walls. Up ahead the air became cloudy and too hot to enter Small holes emitted scalding hot steam. Carl meowed as if to say “What are we going to do?” Carl began […]

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Labyrinth Guards

Entrance

The trail was hot and moisture filled the air. Trees above created a layer that blocked out most of the sun. Two miles into his walk Ethan drank the remaining water he had. “Downtown better be near,” thought Ethan. The trail curved left, then right, and then straightened. What appeared ahead was something blocking the […]

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Trip Downtown?

A knock at the hotel room door woke up Ethan. He answered with his eyelids hanging low. “Room service for Mr. Ethan Trivian,” cheerfully announced the hotel employee. “I didn’t order room service,” barked Ethan. “I know Mr. Trivian. Mr. Sinta did’” replied the employee. Ethan didn’t know a Mr. Sinta but accepted the food. He […]

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Encountering a Thief

Ethan slipped from his hotel room, past his soon to be wife’s hotel room door, down the elevator and out of the hotel. Ethan requested an Über. Its ETA was 8 minutes. A man with straight salt colored hair that stretched to his knees said “Hello!” Ethan quickly mirrored the old man with “Hello.” The […]

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