Into The Deep, Dark Woods

Macey Malone
Oct 23 · 8 min read

A short story

Photo by KM L from Pexels

It was Aiden’s first time — his first time getting lost in a National Forest in the middle of nowhere. He checked his map and tried to find the ‘two-legged’ tree landmark that he was supposed to be at. Apparently, this tree was where he could see the village from — the village of Shallow Creek. He looked left and right to find any resemblance to any tree, like it said on the map but kept getting…