“He Wants to See You”
Beau Brumsfeld thought he sat alone at his usual table in a back corner of Dunn’s Tavern. Lost in the latest edition of the Farmers’ Chronicles, it took an unfamiliar voice to bring him into the present.
“He wants to see you,” was all the voice said.
About the time the sun reached its highest point, the clouds thickened and a drizzle made Beau pull the hood of his coat over his head. The weather cast the forest in dull grays. The dim light shone only a few paces past the edge of the path. What lay deeper in the forest was unseen. Still, Beau felt the same spirit around him—this time with added mystery.