Devoured

A. Grace
1 min readSep 2, 2021

In A Grove of Ancient Firs

Image Credit: A. Grace (Aly Pictured It)

It ripples beneath her as Kira wanders down the shaded path. Ravenous, clinging, its tendrils coil around her ankles as she trudges through brittle grass to a grove of ancient firs.

The Hollow found her a week ago in the forest of bleeding trees. She touched the crimson sap and felt its energy course through her fingertips. It won’t let her go now; it's feasting on her lifeforce.

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A. Grace

Grace writes fiction & articles on various topics in the western U.S. She is also a photographer, dog mom, and nature lover! Buy her a coffee: Ko-fi.com/agrace