The Forest Princess

Author: • January 16, 2017 • Short Stories

“Erika?”  Helmut Schneider’s voice echoed through the forest.  Autumn leaves fell with the yearly waning of the forest.

A bird answered with a warning song.

“Forest princess, your Wilhelm is dying.”

The yowl of a cat pierced the air.

“It’s your turn now, princess.  You have to decide.  Are you human or animal?”


About the Author

Cecile's Writer_Rebecca LinamAuthor: Rebecca Linam

Country of residence: United States of America

Nationality: American

Mother tongue: English

Rebecca Linam was born in the United States and studied in Aachen, Germany.  She visits Germany every summer.  She earned a master's degree in German and teaches German at the University of North Alabama.  Her short stories have been published in Ireland, Canada, Hong Kong, England, and the United States of America.  For more, visit her website at or find her on Twitter@rebecca_linam.

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