The Guide is a science fiction short story, the first in a new collection called Wanderings: Short Fictions and Illusions.
Short synopsis: The parents of a missing child hire a guide to accompany them on a hike in Olympic National Park, in hopes of finding healing and closure. But the journey raises more questions than it answers.
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Kenneth G. Bennett is the author of the young adult novels, THE GAIA WARS and BATTLE FOR CASCADIA, and the new adult sci-fi thriller, EXODUS 2022. THE GAIA WARS series was optioned for film by Identity Films, LA in 2012, and both GAIA and BATTLE have been featured as Top 100 Bestsellers in Teen Literature and Fiction on Amazon.