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The White Wolf

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The streaking ball of flame brightened the night sky. Like a bullet from Heaven, it plummeted toward the forest floor far below, and as the fireball disappeared into the carpet of green pines, a muffled thump echoed in the remote Yukon valley.
It was cold. Nighttime was always coldest in the unforgiving land. Even though it was Spring, the temperature was still barely above the freezing mark, and snow still spotted the mossy ground. Tall, lush, pine trees dug their roots deep into the bare rock and clung precariously to the slopes of the rolling mountainside. The forest slept; curled up tight in a warm hole or nest, the hardy creatures that lived in this harsh land knew to take shelter at night. It was more than just freezing to death from the biting cold, for savage predators took advantage of the poor light and prowled both the land and air in search of their next meal.
Barely anything noticed the little airplane crash-land in the tangle of thick pines. It would be several hours b…

Obscure Arcanum - Chapter Three

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"One advantage in keeping a diary is that you become aware with reassuring clarity of the changes which you constantly suffer." - Franz Kafka  A diary (also called journal) is a record (originally in handwritten format) with discrete entries arranged by date reporting on what has happened over the course of a day or other period. A personal diary may include a person's experiences, and/or thoughts or feelings, including comment on current events outside the writer's direct experience. Someone who keeps a diary is known as a diarist.
It can easily be claimed that anyone with goals and dreams, is constantly upgrading those goals as they achieve them. A few years ago I was excited to learn that others enjoyed reading what I wrote, and one of my goals was to become a published author. Today, that goal has changed, because I've already reached that goal and surpassed my original dream; I'm now published, and have followers from all over the planet!! Thousands an…