Stories tagged “jungle”

  • On The Trail

    The air was thick with moisture, and every time Royce breathed in it felt like he was drowning. With each hack of his machete it felt like the jungle grew back twice as thick, ripping at his already well-worn trousers. Arthur trudged along behind, grun...

    • Author: kaellinn18
    • Posted over 8 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Seeking The Serpent

    The waterfall burst from the clifftop several hundred feet above and cascaded down to the roiling river below. Small, wet particles floated in Royce’s direction on the thick air, cooling his face. He hacked through the underbrush, making his way ...

    • Author: kaellinn18
    • Posted over 8 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Lifted Off and Left Behind

    Thump. The wonder of the bipedal structure is that it is so precarious that when frozen in a candid position, the thing would more likely fall then stay upright. Thump. At least, that’s how he saw it everyday as he walked to nearby School, passin...

    • Author: J. Rein B.
    • Posted over 7 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Why Don't You Write Me?

    Impatient with the steady clack of hoofbeats on the hard trail I nudged Emily to a trot. I knew the noise would draw Ernesto out to meet me. The look on his face, sauntering into the equitorial swelter told me I had no need to dismount. “No lette...

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted almost 7 years ago.
  • The Banks of The River

    There was a river in the middle of the Amazon jungle that is the stuff of legend. It has been said to be sacred, cursed, alien, sentient, and many other things. The agencies of the world have deemed it off-limits until their scientists can study it. Th...

  • Jungle Jane Junior

    I got the call on my radio at 6AM. I dressed with speed, praying the Jeep would run. Working in isolation from society was nice most days, but not when I was the only civilized one, a daughter of Jane Goodall. There is no room for fear when approaching...