Fiction Author: David Henson

The Woman and the Tiger

The woman believes zoos are cruel, but her husband menaces her into visiting one anyway. They are in the area of big cats when a blur of stripes escapes and abducts the woman.    The tiger takes her to a cheap North Side apartment set up by a leap of escaped leopards. They lie low …

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The Dark Hole

The Jenkins girl asks if she can turn her book report in Tuesday instead of Monday. If I say yes, the whole class will want the extra day. “Sure, Sally.” Who cares. I should’ve made them due Friday anyway so I could’ve graded them over the weekend and had something to do. “Tuesday, everybody.” I …

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