Rough and Tumble, Chapter 162: Wild Blackberries

Chapter 162: Wild Blackberries

Purple juices stained Zeke’s fingers and dribbled down his chin.

Prissie wailed, “No fair! Now there’s not enough for a pie!”

Tad took his little brother’s hand. “I’ll bring Zeke home. You start filling the pail again.”

Neil pouted. “How come you’re skipping out?”

“Don’t worry. I’ll do my part.” Tad started walking.

“M’sorry,” Zeke mumbled, shuffling along.

“I bet,” his oldest brother said. “Can you make it?”

“Nuh-uh.”

Tad steered toward a stump. “Stick to eating what you pick yourself. That’s fair. And stop eating before the good goes bad. Like now.”

Zeke nodded, groaned, and emptied his stomach.

<< PREVIOUS CHAPTER | NEXT CHAPTER >>

START AT THE BEGINNING

Author’s Note: This story in small chapters is a companion to Christa Kinde’s Threshold Series [Zonderkidz] and updates every weekday (Monday through Friday). More information and cast pictures can be found on the Rough and Tumble index page. And don’t forget, more story art is on display in my gallery!

Rough and Tumble, © Copyright 2012 – 2013 Christa Kinde, all rights reserved. If you want to receive an email whenever my stories update, consider subscribing to this blog. You can also watch for notifications on Twitter.