Man of the Misty Trail by Jon Derksen
Approx. 5,680 words.
Published on March 3, 2012.
In this magical real tale reminiscent of short works by Isabel Allende and Gabriel Garcia Marquez, a young man finds himself trapped by his existence in the cloud forests of the eastern Andes. Through a series of bizarre encounters with animals of the mist, he comes to realize a dreadful truth, and he is faced with the most important decision of his life.