Chapter 1 (Fol)

Kisee chased the tailless cat through the tall grass and wildflowers, his long skirt snagging on the thorns. Despite the sharp rocks stabbing into his bare feet he didn't slow or stop and his smile didn't waver.

Not until his foot collided with something solid and he was sent face first into the dirt. When he raised his head the cat was long gone and he pouted, blowing his uneven bands out of his eyes. He rolled onto his back and sat up, shaking his head and sneaking a peak at what he tripped over.

Then his face twisted into one of shock and he opened his mouth wide for a shout, "Wefyu! Wefyu! There's a dead body in the yard!"