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In the company of the wolves

By ChristianeRobert All Rights Reserved ©

Horror / Fantasy

A short story

Sit down. Snow storm may be not over until morning. 

Wolves?  They come with the snow.

No, I don´t fear them. 

 My mother is sleeping in the next room. She never married. She was - is - a writer; creator of stories about sumptuous castles and graveyards, florid ball-gowns and red roses, and heroines with names like Rosalba and Angelika and Katinka. Their beauty and purity was envied by depraved young girls and lusted by evil men; the villains were humiliated and destroyed during the plot. Local people were angry to my mother; did this spinster think that she was too good to their men? They wanted to punish her, and because she liked to walk in the forest by night, she...

 Well, I was born nine months later. 

You know what folklore says about the children born from rape. 

We will become werewolves. 

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