Red Sky

The sky above the wall was always a different color than the sky over the rest of the city. Today it was blister red, clouds swirling in a towering vortex, almost as if the wind was blowing in different directions on the other side of the wall. It probably was. The Wasteland obeyed no laws of nature.

Door to the Lost
Jaleigh Johnson

Door to the Lost by Jaleigh Johnson

To Their Deaths

A horse and cart rattled down the road. It was a fish cart with a broken back wheel and no fish. Riding atop the bench were two children, a girl and a boy, both with striking red hair. The girl was named Molly, and the boy, her brother, was Kip. And they were riding to their deaths.

The Night Gardener
Jonathan Auxier

Book cover for The Night Gardener by Jonathan Auxier