A jerboa joins a caravan desperate to reach a lost holy city. Along the way he interviews his new companions and learns their stories.
Today's story is “Behesht” by Dwale, a poet, musician and award-winning short story author. Its poetry collection Face Down in the Leaves is available from Weasel Press and you can find more of their stories on Fur Affinity.
Read for you by Khaki, your faithful fireside companion.