With heated prayer, his weathered hands smear red clay paste of wind and rain on the men’s faces. Hoods gift his son, his brother darkness.

“Ready… Aim.”

Gunshots travel NC ground.

In unison, Tsali’s body tremors, slumps. Awaiting death, he lifts proudly. His last Cherokee breath inhales deeply creating a bull’s-eye of Future.


Lee Ann Harrison.

  • Holly St Clair

    I am very intrigued by this story, but I don’t know what NC means? The bull’s eye part is fascinating.

  • http://ROYPIPES.COM Roy Pipes

    NC means North Carolina Gunshot travels over North Carolina ground.