Author Archive | Benson Lee

A Very Elvish Christmas

’Twas the night before Christmas, and Wally the elf was working overtime again, for the eighty-sixth goddam year. His fingers were aching from all the wrapping of presents and tying of bows. All around him, thousands of his co-workers went about their business with ghastly cheerfulness, humming and singing Yuletide melodies that Wally had grown […]

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Rejected Animals of the Chinese Zodiac

When ancient scholars decided on the twelve animals of the Chinese zodiac, they were forced to reject scores of other creatures. With 2011 being the Year of the Rabbit — people born in rabbit years are considered kind and self-assured but can be superficial and stubborn — Feathertale pays tribute to a dozen of the […]

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