How the Lizard Got Back Her Legs
By Ilana Waters
Published: May 23, 2013.
Once, a lizard in ancient Greece lost her legs when she angered the gods. Now a lowly snake, she’d do anything to prove herself worthy of legs again. When three important gods need her help, the snake just might get her chance. But can she accomplish the near-impossible tasks they set out? Or she is doomed to slither along the ground . . . forever? (A short story of about 3,000 words, or 12 pages)