Category Archives: Cast of Characters

Wandering, waiting

I am a stranger here, a poor fit for this place. But I’ve been here so long, I’ve found a kind of peace with that. I’ve even been known to flaunt it a little, this strangeness. I have a lot … Continue reading

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Characters: The Policeman

The Policeman lives and works in Las Vegas. He rides a motorcycle and has never, ever been seen without his helmet. He has a brother and a sister who live in another city. He is the oldest, and the only … Continue reading

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Characters: Elephant

Elephant was born out of an encounter between a Butterfly and the Sun. He is the only Elephant in the world, which seems desolate except for the occasional evidence that someone else has, in fact, been there before him. He … Continue reading

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Characters: Caterpillar

Caterpillar is technically not any older than Butterfly. She believes she is the guardian of a mysterious stone, but can’t remember why. Caterpillar will go out of her way to keep a promise. Vaguely aware that she is incredibly vulnerable … Continue reading

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Both Butterfly and Caterpillar exist at the same time

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Characters: Butterfly

Butterfly is not actually a butterfly, but was once what one might call a caterpillar. Both Butterfly and Caterpillar exist at the same time. Butterfly loves wooded ravines and busy traffic on the Las Vegas Strip on hot summer days. … Continue reading

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Characters: The Sun

The Sun doesn’t appear to have feelings, but that’s only because his feelings are so big. He doesn’t care about things the way we care about things. Whether you live or die matters to him in a different way. He … Continue reading

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