The Family Curse (A wolf transformation story)By grapehyacinthThe Family Curse (A wolf transformation story)7 months ago in Short Stories More Like This
...Sometimes life imitates art. Only it's usually better.
My eighteenth party was awesome. I didn't even mind that my mom had invited every relative on her side known to man. And they all seemed so excited that I was turning eighteen! I think they were more into it than I was, truth be told.
The few people on my dad's side were not quite as upbeat. In fact, they seemed quite the opposite. My dad's mom kept sneaking these glances at me, and, honestly, it made me feel weird. So I went off and hung out with my friends. They had all managed to attend, and it seemed as if it would be one of those few nights that would linger in my memory as near-perfect.
But once everyone was gone, and I helped my parents clean up the house and yard, my father muttered, “Is it time?”
My mother stopped and looked up at the sky. The bright moon lit up the August night like daylight, and she i