Byron Kendall – Part 5

[Oops!  Forgot it was Tuesday night/Wednesday morning and forgot to post!] At the end of the first summer, I felt my Garou nature far more strongly but much of what I was learning didn’t feel right to me.  The only thing that really felt right to me was that I was in a pack to […]

Byron Kendall – Part 4

As I turned back to Mom, I heard the sound of what sounded like claws being dragged through the Earth over and over again.  Mom was still smiling from ear to ear, but Dad had a more concerned look on his face. I heard Uncle Jeff calmly say to me, “Byron, turn around and shift […]

Byron Kendall – Part 3

Mom got a serious look on her face.  “You’ve had your First Change but you haven’t proven yourself as being able to fight.  In our family, you must prove yourself worthy of battling for Gaia or…” she trailed off, but quickly added, ”I know you’ll be able to stand up for yourself.” I looked at […]

Byron Kendall – Part 2

We were camped on the edge of a small river and had been enjoying fresh lake trout for dinner.  Several of adults, including dad, were sitting around camp having a few beers and bullshitting.  Me, my older cousin Jerry, and a bunch of the younger cousins decided we were going to go swimming and exploring […]

Byron Kendall – Part 1

(Note: I’ve been battling a diffuse medical issue for the last several months, well years honestly, but it was finally diagnosed last month. Now I’m on medication and doing better. I’m finally doing well enough to write again. #fuck multiple sclerosis) I was born in Machesney Park, Illinois. Where you say? Machesney Park, Illinois. It’s […]