WolFStoria Episode 139 – On The Third Asteroid

September 20, 2017 | Posted in The Mermaid & The WolF Adventures

The third asteroid is just like the one before. It is impossibly large, with strange stone statues protruding from the surface of the asteroid. WooFZee makes sure to keep his head down, jaws parted to try and prevent anyone from

WolFStoria Episode 138 – Traversing The Asteroid Belt

September 5, 2017 | Posted in The Mermaid & The WolF Adventures

Cheech makes a great deal of flying in several circles around the asteroid. Finally, though, she sits MeaZea and WooFZee down on the rough, stone surface. WooFZee looks down at his paws. “The stone is warm.” “Oh, yes. This is

WolFStoria Episode 137 – Getting Onto The Asteroid

August 28, 2017 | Posted in The Mermaid & The WolF Adventures

“Oh, you silly, silly things! You smart, smart things! That’s exactly what I am! Oh, I can’t remember the last time that I met someone quite so smart!” The wind whips and dances around MeaZea. Finally, the shape at the

WolFStoria Episode 136 – Learning What The Voice Is

August 10, 2017 | Posted in The Mermaid & The WolF Adventures

“I get to guess now, right? On what you are?” MeaZea flicks her tail, fins curling with nerves. She thinks that she’s got the right answer, but there’s always a chance that she’s wrong. If that happens, then MeaZea isn’t

WolFStoria Episode 135 – The Very Last Question

July 19, 2017 | Posted in The Mermaid & The WolF Adventures

“We only have five questions left,” says MeaZea, frowning. “I think…I think I might know what she is. But…it’s a bit of a longshot, WooFZee. I think we need to see this through to the end and ask every question

WolFStoria Episode 134 – Halfway Through The Game

July 7, 2017 | Posted in The Mermaid & The WolF Adventures

“Question eight,” announces the voice. “Let’s see if you can pick a good one!” “All of our questions have been good ones,” grumbles WooFZee. He glares at the ground far, far beneath them. “This game is tedious. How are we

WolFStoria Episode 133 – They Play The Game And Ask Some Questions

June 19, 2017 | Posted in The Mermaid & The WolF Adventures

It’s decided, very quickly, that MeaZea will go first. For the first question, she asks, “are you always invisible?” “No,” says the voice. It laughs, as if that was the funniest question that could be asked. There is no explanation

WolFStoria Episode 132 – MeaZea Learns The Rules Of The Asteroid Creature’s Game

June 15, 2017 | Posted in The Mermaid & The WolF Adventures

There’s silence for a very long time, as if the invisible creature is thinking very hard on the added addition. MeaZea and WooFZee hold their breaths; both of them stressed and concerned, for they know nothing about this strange creature,

WolFStoria Episode 131 – MeaZea And The Invisible Asteroid Creature Make A Deal

June 15, 2017 | Posted in The Mermaid & The WolF Adventures

“You should tell me,” insists the voice. “I can’t help you if I don’t know what your name is, and you can’t get up here if I don’t help you. That’s just how it is, you silly things. Don’t be

WolFStoria Episode 130 – MeaZea Meeting The Strange Asteroid Voice

June 7, 2017 | Posted in The Mermaid & The WolF Adventures

It’s slow going, getting up the invisible steps. WooFZee cannot remember the last time he was so utterly terrified of a task that MeaZea had laid out before him. But this? This is like something straight from a nightmare. They

WolFStoria Episode 129 – Finding The Stairs

May 23, 2017 | Posted in The Mermaid & The WolF Adventures

No matter what way MeaZea twists and turns the map, the runes still don’t turn into anything legible. She says, “we need to figure something out.” And so, unsure of what that something might be, they wander around beneath the

WolFStoria Episode 128 – MeaZea Gets To The Asteroid Belt

May 8, 2017 | Posted in The Mermaid & The WolF Adventures

For a while, after leaving Akana and the other Moon Faeries, the duo simply walk in silence. They are back in the void of space, where there’s darkness beneath WooFZee’s paws and stars speckling the horizon. The world around them

WolFStoria Episode 127 – MeaZea Gets A List

April 19, 2017 | Posted in The Mermaid & The WolF Adventures

Akana leads MeaZea and WooFZee around the basin of the lake. The waterfall is running clear now; beautiful bursts of silver and white light, mixed in with an ethereal looking stream of water. They come from nowhere, from the sky,

WolFStoria Episode 126 – Goodbye Anakin

April 11, 2017 | Posted in The Mermaid & The WolF Adventures

For a very long moment, the Star Fire doesn’t say anything. Then, finally, she nods her head. IT’s a single, sharp motion. “I will accept that as penance.” Confused, MeaZea says, “what’s going on? Why would that serve as penance?”

WolFStoria Episode 125 – MeaZea Learns Why The Star Fire Is Here

April 11, 2017 | Posted in The Mermaid & The WolF Adventures

“I don’t know how to do that,” says the faerie, and she sounds almost desperate. Her wide, white eyes keep snapping to the Star Fire, like she can’t really comprehend what’s going on. “Just try something,” insists MeaZea. “Try anything!”

WolFStoria Episode 124 – The Moon Faeries Are Back

March 30, 2017 | Posted in The Mermaid & The WolF Adventures

It seemed like a good idea at the start. Now, though, as MeaZea approaches the surface of the lake, she can’t help but be concerned. What’s happened in her absence? Is WooFZee okay? How is she supposed to show this

WolFStoria Episode 123 – The Star Fire Gives A Second Chance

March 20, 2017 | Posted in The Mermaid & The WolF Adventures

“What does that mean?” MeaZea clutches at the edge of the gap, tail flowing slowly in the current. The glow is warm, but not in a comforting way. If anything, it makes her skin crawl, it makes her scales slither

WolFStoria Episode 122 – MeaZea Finds The Starfire

March 6, 2017 | Posted in The Mermaid & The WolF Adventures

At first, there is nothing but murk. Slowly though, a golden haze begins to form around MeaZea. The bronze appears to have life trapped within the color; a strange thing, to recognize it as a sentient being, just as capable

WolFStoria Episode 121 – MeaZea Going After The Starfire

February 23, 2017 | Posted in The Mermaid & The WolF Adventures

“We don’t want your water,” promises MeaZea. “We haven’t come here to take anything from you. In fact, we’re here to help.” “Don’t need your help,” snarls the fae. She is obviously the leader of the group, the other moon

WolFStoria Episode 120 – MeaZea At The Starshine Waterfalls

February 11, 2017 | Posted in The Mermaid & The WolF Adventures

Walking into the vale that surrounds the starshine waterfalls is like walking into a dream. Black hills rise out of the darkness, blanketed in small, glittering star-like flowers. An imprint of the crescent moon has been burnt into the ground,

WolFStoria Episode 119 – Going To Solve The Starfire

January 31, 2017 | Posted in The Mermaid & The WolF Adventures

Clearly, Almitak and her sisters aren’t happy with the announcement. They hem, and they haw, and they trade glances with each other. Finally, Almitak shakes her head. The images vanish from the air, leaving nothing behind but a vague shimmer.

WolFStoria Episode 118 – MeaZea Learning About The Starfire

January 20, 2017 | Posted in The Mermaid & The WolF Adventures

Long ago, the starshine waterfalls had been known for their beauty. They ran, not just with water, but with silver light. Mists had billowed out around the place where water touched ground, a veritable place of fantasy. At least, this

WolFStoria Episode 117 – MeaZea Heading For The Star Fae

January 9, 2017 | Posted in The Mermaid & The WolF Adventures

The Kingdom of the Night is a vast and spiraling thing. It stretches out in all directions, taking up the entire sky and then some. The stars vary in size and shape. Some of them are distant things, like the

WolFStoria Episode 116 – MeaZea Agrees To Help The Moon Man

December 30, 2016 | Posted in The Mermaid & The WolF Adventures

“I am sorry,” says the Moon Man, voice low and rolling. It sounds as though he’s talking from a very far way off, and the words can only just be made out. “I have but two jobs – to protect

WolFStoria Episode 115 – Meeting The Moon Man

November 28, 2016 | Posted in The Mermaid & The WolF Adventures

It seems to take both an eternity and no time at all to arrive at the gates Elbath had spoken about. They rise out of the darkness, crafted from alabastor and moonbeams; woven with starlight and shards of crushed diamonds.

WolFStoria Episode 114 – Dancing With The Stars

November 9, 2016 | Posted in The Mermaid & The WolF Adventures

“She went through it,” gasps MeaZea. “I don’t believe it!” WooFZee snorts. “Everything we’ve done here, and that’s what you choose to believe.” “Don’t be rotten,” scolds MeaZea. “That’s not normal, even for this place. There’s been some level to

WolFStoria Episode 113 – Meeting Elbath

November 3, 2016 | Posted in The Mermaid & The WolF Adventures

There is no light. It sets WooFZee on edge. Every good hunter knows that things lurk in the dark, and every good warrior knows that they are seldom welcome. After all, eveyrone is born with an innate fear of the

WolFStoria Episode 112 – Into The Moon Cave

November 3, 2016 | Posted in The Mermaid & The WolF Adventures

MeaZea pulls a face. “How we can dream?” Thanatas says, “you’ll see.” The two can’t get anything else from the snake, no matter how much they aask. They are just left to follow her through the crop circle maze. Eventually,

WolFStoria Episode 111 – MeaZea Gets A Guide Out

October 24, 2016 | Posted in The Mermaid & The WolF Adventures

Anywhere but here turns out to be a nearby plain. The grass grows in thick clumps of purple. It’s tangled and unkempt, like no one has been here for a very long time. The weeds tickle WooFZee’s stomach, and his

WolFStoria Episode 110 – Breaking The Mirror World

October 5, 2016 | Posted in The Mermaid & The WolF Adventures

WooFZee’s words turn out to be a cue of sort. The beach has never been welcoming but, in that moment, it is something even worse. The land that the adventurous duo are in, mind you, is that of the mirror

WolFStoria Episode 109 – Saying Goodbye To Pao

October 4, 2016 | Posted in The Mermaid & The WolF Adventures

Water washes through Pao’s body. He’s no longer physical – just a pale imprint of color in the dark chasm. When he speaks his voice is soft and distant, as if he’s very far away from everyone else. “I guess

WolFStoria Episode 108 – MeaZea Is Finally Free

October 4, 2016 | Posted in The Mermaid & The WolF Adventures

Pao takes a deep breath. He lifts up one hand and presses it against the pale yellow veil that connects the golden circlets. “I don’t know. I don’t know how to get her out of here. But…she was being guarded

WolFStoria Episode 107 – The Sirens Defeat

October 4, 2016 | Posted in The Mermaid & The WolF Adventures

Flip her hair back. The words echo in WooFZee’s mind. He staggers forward, lost in the siren’s song. “Put your hair back.” The woman says, “don’t you trust me.” “I do, but Pao doesn’t. He needs to see your face,”

WolFStoria Episode 106 – MeaZea Fighting The Siren

August 25, 2016 | Posted in The Mermaid & The WolF Adventures

Down, down, down they go. The cavern seems endless. The darkness is so thick, it threatens to swallow Pao and WooFZee whole. Slowly, softly, something else fills the ravine. Where once there was nothing but blackness and silence, now a

WolFStoria Episode 105 – MeaZea Beneath The Sea

August 22, 2016 | Posted in The Mermaid & The WolF Adventures

The farther down they go, the darker the water gets. And then the strangest thing happens – it starts to get light again. Bright red coral grows along the stones, giving off a light all of its own. Thick green

WolFStoria Episode 104

August 22, 2016 | Posted in The Mermaid & The WolF Adventures

“What do you mean you can’t leave?” WooFZee stares at Pao in disbelief. “I thought that you wanted to go see the real world?” “I do,” says PAo, seriously. “I want to see it more than anything else in the

WolFStoria Episode 103 – Finding Out Where MeaZea Is

August 22, 2016 | Posted in The Mermaid & The WolF Adventures

When the light cleared, an old man stood in place of the egg. He was tall and slender, impossibly so. It looked as though the flesh of a younger man had been pulled over the Elder Star’s bones. Thick waves

WolFStoria Episode 102 – The Elder Star’s Riddle

August 22, 2016 | Posted in The Mermaid & The WolF Adventures

WooFZee walks up to the stone, determination in his every step. Riddles and rhymes, they have always been more MeaZea’s thing then his. She can solve them in a matter of second, mind sharp as the katana’s that she wears

WolFStoria Episode 101 – Meeting The Elder Star

August 22, 2016 | Posted in The Mermaid & The WolF Adventures

Nothing grows within the Vale of Reflections. There are no flowers, trees, nor shrubs. It is just a flat stretch of solid mirror. Occasionally, WooFZee thinks he sees something darting about under his feet. When he looks, the streak of

WolFStoria Episode 100 – And He Learns The Truth

August 22, 2016 | Posted in The Mermaid & The WolF Adventures

The cliffs stretch out in all directions, these white and gray things that were carved long before WooFZee’s kind had ever been thought of. There are shells embedded in the stones and, on occasion, fossils that can be seen in

WolFStoria Episode 99 – Entering The Cliffs

August 22, 2016 | Posted in The Mermaid & The WolF Adventures

It’s different, having Pao rest upon his back. WooFZee has grown used to the weight of MeaZea’s body, to the way her tail stretches out over his back, fins dancing over his fur. He’s grown used to hands brushing against

WolFStoria Episode 98 – Realizing Where MeaZea Has Gone

June 24, 2016 | Posted in The Mermaid & The WolF Adventures

“I don’t know,” says the fallen star, with a furious shake of his head. “Not really, not completely! This isn’t my world. I only know what they’ve told me.” But WooFZee, he isn’t so easily swayed. Rage bites at the

WolFStoria Episode 97 – The Search Begins

June 10, 2016 | Posted in The Mermaid & The WolF Adventures

He’s won. WooFZee has won. That’s what Eon says. It’s exactly what he’d wanted to hear, but there’s no joy at the announcement. There’s no trill of excitement. He’s hollow, and cold, and confused. Sorrow grips at his heart. The

WolFStoria Episode 96 – And The Fallen Star Talks

May 23, 2016 | Posted in The Mermaid & The WolF Adventures

The moment that the gold touches her skin, the entire world seems to freeze. Waves no longer lap at the shore. Gulls freeze in mid-flight. WooFZee’s struggling stops. Fingers brush over the back of MeaZea’s neck. When she turns around,

WolFStoria Episode 95 – How The Story Starts

May 16, 2016 | Posted in The Mermaid & The WolF Adventures

The ocean is vast and strange. It’s virtually endless, with depths unknown to any man or beast. Caverns lurk beneath the waves, and the darkness that settles over the trenches is so thick that one can reach out a hand

WolFStoria Episode 94 – Figuring Out What The Last Trail Is

May 9, 2016 | Posted in The Mermaid & The WolF Adventures

MeaZea has never begged for anything before. She’s certainly not going to start begging now! “Never!” She spits out the word like it’s something that tastes foul. Her fingers are white knuckled in WooFZee’s fur, her heart is pounding so

WolFStoria Episode 93 – Meeting The Last Trail Keeper

May 3, 2016 | Posted in The Mermaid & The WolF Adventures

Massive waves rise up out of the ocean, slamming against the shore. They leave bits of broken shells in their wake, crashing, crushing, and spreading out a mosaic of colors over the earth. Foam laps at the sand, unnaturally thick.

WolFStoria Episode 92 – Going To The Final Trail

April 22, 2016 | Posted in The Mermaid & The WolF Adventures

The field of white and black seems to stretch on for an eternity. It doesn’t seem as if the sun is really following the passage of time. It sinks across the sky all of its own accord, casting the world

WolFStoria Episode 91 – Playing Chess With Tres

April 18, 2016 | Posted in The Mermaid & The WolF Adventures

“The rules are simple. If you can win against me, then you pass. If not, then you have to leave.” Tres tilts her head to the side, and she flicks one ear. The sphinx looks far more amused than she

WolFStoria Episode 90 – Starting The Mind Trail

April 14, 2016 | Posted in The Mermaid & The WolF Adventures

WooFZee and MeaZea both seem to walk for an eternity, and for no time at all. In a matter of heartbeats, three days have passed. By the end of the first day, it feels as though they’ve only drawn in