The Opposite of Defeating by Amber D. Sistla
Approx. 14,800 words.
Published on June 14, 2012.
Tyla would do anything to escape the valley, but the only exit is guarded by a beast that can never be defeated.
This short story is part of the "Break Bites" Series: Stories short enough to read when you get a break from your everyday activities.
Now with **bonus** chapters from the novel Obligations of a Cobalt Hue!
Photography credit to Stanislav Perov from Dreamstime.