Sheltered by Kevin Scott in Fractured West

12 Dec

If you’re like me, you avoid interaction with strangers at all cost, but at times wish you could be more comfortable opening up with them like the protagonist in Sheltered by Kevin Scott.

I’ll smile carefully, just on the sociable side of strange, then lift my arm up above your head, extending its tentacles and allowing the web that joins them to blossom like a black orchid. I’ll silently nod up to it and eventually you’ll smile back and your shoulders will drop just a fraction.

Read the story and the rest of Fractured West, Issue 4 here. 

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