Why the Firefly Blinks by Katrina Joyner
Approx. 2,050 words.
Published on March 7, 2012 by
Writers of the Apocalypse.
Coyote's Daughter is strikingly beautiful, so beautiful braves come from miles around to woo her. But she wants nothing to do with any of them.
One day she decides to give the braves a task: the one who can find her missing beads in the forest is the one that will win her for his bride.
If they're patient enough to keep looking ...