A young zoologist returns to the Skeleton Coast of Namibia only to discover that the jackals have all vanished along with the local human population. A disturbing cave painting and a mysterious stone circle may hold the key to unraveling the curse of Cape Cross. This short story is based upon real life events.
Part adventure travel memoir and part horror fiction, Cape Curse details one bizarre day in the real life adventures of zoologist Cristina Garcia and author/wildlife photographer Hal Brindley during their seven-month journey across Africa. (8,500 words)