The Rose Petal Thief by Sylvan Scott
Series: Shadows of NeverEarth, story two.
Approx. 10,150 words.
Published on February 29, 2012.
All people, all children, have adventures in fantastic, magical worlds of talking animals, living legends, and myth. But all children, eventually, grow up and forget.
Anthony remembered. But woken in the night by a cloaked figure and the smell of roses, he must now return to the land of his youth in pursuit of a very strange thief.
He must return to NeverEarth.
Cover art by Louis Frank.