Tales from The Children of The Sea, Volume 1, The Last Wooden House by Jann Burner
Approx. 53,470 words.
Published on November 17, 2010.
When the US and World economy finally crashed, small groups of people on the West Coast of America chose to take to the sea in Ocean kayaks instead of waiting in welfare lines. One night a shape shifting/teller of tales comes to their fire and tells them about a time in the distant future when there will be only one Wooden House remaining in the ancient city site of San Francisco.