by Rori O'Keeffe
Whether you go along with environmentalism or not, you'll enjoy this timeless tale of a demented sadist getting his comeuppance from a shape-shifter. Megan is astonished to see her new neighbour in the countryside killing snakes on his property, for no good reason whatsoever. She uses her abilities to perhaps teach him a lesson, or more likely, just to be rid of him. Flash-fiction, ~920 words.