A mysterious creature, “unknown to regular science”, has been spotted prowling the Florida Everglades. When Porthos the dog goes missing, the intrepid but astonishingly out-of-touch Donald Q. Haute, Gentleman Inquisitator, takes up the search. Accompanied by his faithful but short-tempered companion Sammy Jo, Haute faces both dangerous perils and perilous dangers in probing the sinister secrets of the world’s wettest wetland.
Narrated by the author.
Published in Metaphorosis on 24 April 2020.
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