The Adinkra Cloth by Mary C. Aldridge
Approx. 5,940 words.
Published on December 31, 2011.
"Our mother was dying; grief ate her heart like a witch." Can one young boy protect himself and his three little brothers from the malevolent shapechanger who will stop at nothing to possess the secret of their mother's magic? "The Adinkra Cloth" is a Nebula Award Finalist short story and winner of the Cauldron Award from the readers of Marion Zimmer Bradley's Fantasy Magazine.