Thirstlands

by Nick Wood © Nick Wood 2008. All Rights Reserved. First Published In "Subterfuge", NewCon Press, 2008. One thing I knew for sure; the rains were late here too. I scanned the ridge of grey rock towering off to my left - there was no vast, unified surge of water pouring over the edge as I remembered only five years ago - just sparse, thin water curtains dropping from the escarpment into the sludgy green river over a hundred metres below me. Gone w...
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