Patchwork

Wayne is embedded in the sinister wilderness retreat where his sister disappeared. He can’t imagine what he’s about to discover.

David Rhoades
23 min readNov 20, 2021

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“He remembered the tree from seventh grade biology — they were actually all one tree, one massive organism underneath the soil.” — Photo by SoloTravelGoals on Unsplash

Wayne tiptoed out of the massive cabin, careful to avoid the creaking spots on the floor that he’d memorized. Withina few steps, he left the dark, dusty cabin and entered the brilliant moonlight of the late summer midnight.

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David Rhoades

Working class writer, editor, and photographer. Journalist for Socialist Alternative. Writes essays, horror, and science fiction.