The Devil's Little Tadpoles by Gary Kuyper
Approx. 10,020 words.
Published on December 3, 2010.
Why were the victims children? Why did the abductions occur during or after a hard nocturnal downpour? And was it possible that the horror terrorizing the surrounding villages had taken up residence in the old abandoned monastery? One young man, who had lost his brother to the evil, had resolved to solve the mystery or die trying. But, of course, some fates are far worse than death!