Alun turned away from the window as a news alert pinged on his laptop. There was nothing to see in any case; the gold and russet trees that enfolded the river hidden behind a chill Autumn mist that had risen with the sun. He wasn't sure how long he had been standing there, looking out upon nothing...

Published  (2022) in: Contagious Tales: 22 modern folk tales in the wake of the pandemic & climate crisis. Find it here

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