Tansy Undercrypt
Author, Illustrator, Purveyor of Doom & Whimsy


July 17th 2013 in Microfiction

The Lorax changed when he moved to Fangorn Forest; the stillness suited him, but the darkness began to seep inside. As strangers approached, he would call out, “The problem’s nearly insurmountable!” and, if they continued closer, “I hold all of you accountable!”. The ents got a kick out of him, but feared he would eventually abandon reason for madness.

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