July 12, 2020

A Duel of Titans

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Illustration by Epic Made      While traveling along a ravine, both H’Ilgraith and Jak felt earth tremors. Both of them became alarmed when they saw a large boulder shift and several rocks spill down the slopes. Fearful of an impending earthquake, the wolf and lynx raced through the ravine. Before long, they heard low-pitched, deep rumblings echoing through the canyon. They also noticed that the wind had increased substantially, punctuated by short gale-like gusts that
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July 3, 2020

On Dangerous Ground

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Theracapricanis Illustration by Epic Made   Trespassing in a Cassius village was extremely dangerous for any creature—human or otherwise. Most of the genetically engineered animal hybrids were designed to be very violent and would attack anyone or anything within reach. The risks became quite evident one night. H’Ilgraith, as a gray fox, crept closer to the Cassius village. Suddenly, she heard the sound of another animal. Alerted, she stopped abruptly and made no further sound.
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June 28, 2020

A Great Horned Owl

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Woodlands Photograph by Nancy Rogers On Patrol Prior to meeting H’Ilgraith, Jak had seen great horned owls from a distance; however, he had never actually encountered one. As a wolf, he dismissed owls as significant predators.  As a human, he said as much. H’Ilgraith made no reply. One uneventful day, Jak patrolled a wooded area as a gray mountain wolf while H’Ilgraith conducted surveillance as a great horned owl. While Jak was looking away, the