Art by David Revoy/ Blender Foundation

Drawn from a World of Hurt

By Milo James Fowler

Cayden watched them torment the creature as they had so many before it, five wicked men surrounding and overpowering a defenseless brute until it could no longer stand, poking with their red hot irons and stabbing away the life until it crumpled to the ground.

But this time it was different.

Today’s beast lashed out at them under the blazing sun, sending the men flying backward with screams of surprise and indignation as they launched through the air. Cayden had never seen anything like it, and she had to wonder where Liam had found such a strange animal.

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