Presidential Pets – Episode 54

December 31, 2019 | Posted in Fictitious Presidential Pets Stories

Pauline Wayne waits for what seems like a very, very long time. In fact, it seems like far too long of a time. With a quick glance around her, the cow starts to walk down the same path that Sunny

WolFStoria Episode 178

December 31, 2019 | Posted in The Mermaid & The WolF Adventures

The tree line shouldn’t be this far away. A few steps, and WooFZee should be able to cross the threshold. But it’s not. It feels like he’s running forever. At any moment, the shadows could catch him! Zen pushes out

WooFPAK Heroes Episode 84

December 31, 2019 | Posted in WooFPAK Heroes

When WoofDriver finishes his piece on the Homestead Strike, touching and heartfelt as it is, the WooFPAK is goaded back into motion. And this, thinks Chase, as they race along the Great Allegheny Pass, might be the most amazing run

Presidential Pets – Episode 53

December 30, 2019 | Posted in Fictitious Presidential Pets Stories

Sunny is a very excitable thing, but Pauline Wayne very quickly decides that’s not a bad thing. She likes the dog, and the cheer is contagious. For a little bit, it’s even easy for Pauline Wayne to forget about the

WolFStoria Episode 177

December 30, 2019 | Posted in The Mermaid & The WolF Adventures

WooFZee doesn’t like this. The forest is dark and sprawling, and MeaZea curls against his back like she’s coming down sick, or maybe more like she’s trying to hide. And Zen won’t answer his questions. No matter how many times

WooFPAK Heroes Episode 83 – The Homestead Strike

December 30, 2019 | Posted in WooFPAK Heroes

Running through the part of the Great Allegheny Trail that cuts through Pittsburgh is a totally different experience from anywhere else that they’ve been on this trip so far. WooFDriver takes a lot of care in making sure that the

Presidential Pets – Episode 52

December 29, 2019 | Posted in Fictitious Presidential Pets Stories

Sunny is a very rambunctious dog. Along with her brother, she’s one of the two newest members of the Presidential Pets. Owned by President Barack Obama, the 44th President of the United States, she’s only recently found herself among the

WolFStoria Episode 176

December 29, 2019 | Posted in The Mermaid & The WolF Adventures

Just like the rest of the world here, everything is white and gray and gleaming silver. The shadows stretch on too far, moving over the land as though following the second hand of a clock. It’s hard keeping track of

WooFPAK Heroes Episode 82

December 29, 2019 | Posted in WooFPAK Heroes

“One hundred and fifty miles,” says WooFDriver. He’s standing just outside of the WooFMobile, hands on his hips, talking into the camera. “That’s what makes up the Great Allegheny Passage. From Pittsburgh to Cumberland, and we’ve almost done it all.

Presidential Pets – Episode 51

December 28, 2019 | Posted in Fictitious Presidential Pets Stories

Pauline Wayne has never been in a situation like this. Normally, when a Presidential Pet steps into a new timeline, the Room provides them with a good bit of information about where they are and what they should know, often

WolFStoria Episode 175

December 28, 2019 | Posted in The Mermaid & The WolF Adventures

They wait for what seems to be a very long time before Zen shows up, looking harried but whole and all in one piece. He rubs at an ear with a front paw and says, “that was close!” WooFZee growls

WooFPAK Heroes Episode 81

December 28, 2019 | Posted in WooFPAK Heroes

The run ends with no other problems. Even though Chase is constantly lifting his head, craning his ears, parting his mouth to try and catch the scent of the bear – there’s no sign of him. Within minutes, the sound

Presidential Pets – Episode 50

December 27, 2019 | Posted in Fictitious Presidential Pets Stories

When Pauline Wayne gets back to the Room, she’s expecting a quick congratulations and a way back home. Instead, she finds that there’s no one else around, and one of the doggy doors is lit with a strange, purple light.

WolFStoria Episode 174

December 27, 2019 | Posted in The Mermaid & The WolF Adventures

They move very slow, at first. Part way across the vale, and MeaZea thinks that they’ve made it. But then – a screech! The Zeeb’s let out an alarm cry! Their massive wings beat at the sky, churning up a

WooFPAK Heroes Episode 80

December 27, 2019 | Posted in WooFPAK Heroes

Chase loves the way that the forest looks at night. And usually, he loves that WooFDriver throws caution to the wind and heads out in pursuit of any challenge that he meets. This time, though, it’s a concern. This time,

Presidential Pets – Episode 49

December 26, 2019 | Posted in Fictitious Presidential Pets Stories

When Pauline Wayne was just a young thing, barely past her first milking, she was struck with the realization that her job as a Presidential Pet would always be different from most of the others. Unlike the dogs and cats,

WolFStoria Episode 173

December 26, 2019 | Posted in The Mermaid & The WolF Adventures

The other side of the stream leads into a forest, just as white and silver and gray as the rest of the moon. From above, the foliage must give off the impression of the craters of the moon. There are

WooFPAK Heroes Episode 79

December 26, 2019 | Posted in WooFPAK Heroes

WooFDriver is a very good human. He cares for the environment. He loves animals, especially dogs. He takes very good care of all of his animals, and his love extends even outside of them, to wild animals, to the animals

Presidential Pets – Episode 48

December 25, 2019 | Posted in Fictitious Presidential Pets Stories

Now, a dog or a cat would have no problems going down this slope. Goats, too, would be at an advantage. Snakes and small rodents, birds and bats, lizards and lions – there are entire lists of animals that are

WolFStoria Episode 172

December 25, 2019 | Posted in The Mermaid & The WolF Adventures

Zen leads them to a small stream, just as monochrome as the rest of the world. Silver pebbles line the bottom of the stream. “Here we are! This is the stream!” MeaZea frowns. “It doesn’t look like there’s any mud

WooFPAK Heroes Episode 78

December 25, 2019 | Posted in WooFPAK Heroes

For a while, the WooFPAK is able to fall back into relative peace. They enjoy the ride, enjoy listening to their humans, and enjoy snuffling among the plants and brush when they stop for a brief pause. Before long, though,

Presidential Pets – Episode 47

December 24, 2019 | Posted in Fictitious Presidential Pets Stories

After a moment of thought, Apollo steps aside. Pauline Wayne gives him a thankful nod before shuffling into the stall. “Alright. Now, I’m going to be very honest with you, Apollo. The Room didn’t tell me what I was supposed

WolFStoria Episode 171

December 24, 2019 | Posted in The Mermaid & The WolF Adventures

WooFZee asks, “who are you?” The little mouse rubs at his face with one paw. “I’m Zen.” MeaZea smiles. “Zen? I like that name. It feels very kind.” “That’s a kind thing for you to say,” says Zen. He blinks

WooFPAK Heroes Episode 77

December 24, 2019 | Posted in WooFPAK Heroes

I was scared. It’s amazing how those three, simple words can utterly change the course of how something goes. Because the moment that they leave Jag’s mouth, Chase’s whole face softens. Dogs are extremely expressive, and Chase is a very

Presidential Pets – Episode 46

December 23, 2019 | Posted in Fictitious Presidential Pets Stories

Pauline Wayne isn’t entirely sure what to do. On one hand, she would rather get this over and done with before a human comes inside and spots a strange cow in the White House stables. On the other hand, it’s

WolFStoria Episode 170 – Meeting The Moon Mouse

December 23, 2019 | Posted in The Mermaid & The WolF Adventures

The thought of leaving the path is extremely daunting. It’s just that there’s seemingly no way to come back, no way to relocate home after this. Or, what accounts for the way home, at least. So they wait, for a

WooFPAK Heroes Episode 76

December 23, 2019 | Posted in WooFPAK Heroes

The police arrive in a beat up ATV. There are two of them, and they introduce themselves as Officer Katrina and Officer Davies. Jag sticks around until he’s certain that there won’t be any issues between them and Sharon, or

Presidential Pets – Episode 45

December 22, 2019 | Posted in Fictitious Presidential Pets Stories

Pauline Wayne doesn’t linger in the stall for very long. She figures that if she ever wants to get back to the sunny front yard, she’s going to have to get this problem solved, and fast. So she nudges the

WolFStoria Episode 169 – Off The Moon

December 22, 2019 | Posted in The Mermaid & The WolF Adventures

The flowers aren’t the only thing that make their own rules. Everywhere MeaZea looks, something impossible seems to have come into existence. The path that cuts through the field is completely clear of any weeds of plant growth, a pure

WooFPAK Heroes Episode 75

December 22, 2019 | Posted in WooFPAK Heroes

Somehow, Jag has managed to mess up without even doing anything. It’s not just the unease and distrust brewing in his bones, but the fact that all of the other members of the WooFPAK seem to be so genuinely angry

Presidential Pets – Episode 44

December 21, 2019 | Posted in Fictitious Presidential Pets Stories

Pauline Wayne steps through the doggie door with all the dignity a cow can muster. She enters the tunnel, making relatively short work of the dark walkway. At the other end of the tunnel, she comes to an impasse. There’s

WolFStoria Episode 168 – On The Moon

December 21, 2019 | Posted in The Mermaid & The WolF Adventures

WooFZee says nothing, as the Keeper of the Coins leads them down, to the cylindrical contraption below. He runs a paw over the side of it, claws ripping off exactly seven gold coins. These coins, he gives to MeaZea. “You’ll

WooFPAK Heroes Episode 74

December 21, 2019 | Posted in WooFPAK Heroes

WooFDriver gives in, because he’s good like that. He can tel that something’s wrong, and he can tell that the dogs know what’s wrong. So rather than just leaving the whole pack there with the Pit Crew, he leaves only

Presidential Pets – Episode 43

December 20, 2019 | Posted in Fictitious Presidential Pets Stories

Pauline Wayne doesn’t often get called into the Room, unless it’s for a group meeting. On some level, that’s what she’s been expecting. At least, she would think that it’s going to be more than just her and Cornwallis. And

WolFStoria Episode 167 – Sharing The Secret

December 20, 2019 | Posted in The Mermaid & The WolF Adventures

The fox leads them through the building. They go down the strange, moving, changing halls, and then up – up – up what seems like an impossibly tall flight of stairs. When they get to the top of them, there’s

WooFPAK Heroes Episode 73

December 20, 2019 | Posted in WooFPAK Heroes

As a whole, the WooFPAK decides to make the trip through the cave as quick as possible. They don’t stop to sniff anything and, with the exception of when Jag stumbles over his paws at another sudden crack, they mostly