Up a Tree

Wolves snapped at Podge’s heels, the boy just out of reach.

With his long, strong arms and prehensile bare feet, Nim was already halfway up the tree from the same start.

“You’re fast!” the wizard’s apprentice yelled up.

“Nah,” the orc boy said. “Humans are slow.”

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