This is a complete short story. It is a flashback segue and a peek behind the black curtain into Earth's most dangerous cabal. Nothing is worse-- as you will see. Color coded 'narrative' shifts only occur in this 'short.'
James wins the United States first Social Security lottery. What follows is a story heavily influenced by Franz Kafka.
The hero of this story is up for grabs.
You tell me.
There are several reviews available, however this one is from a young person's perspective. Most of the reviews I've seen are written by adults.
Some of you might be interested in seeing the actual school from "Wind Cave." I laugh when I look at these pictures, because the place hasn't changed.
Wind Cave's release trailer is available using the link below. While in YouTube search Wind Cave Trailer to see both videos. The pre-release trailer remains available and is different.
The two short stories on this page were published by Bewildering Stories, the oldest (17 going on 18 years) most well-respected e-zine out there. Free to read.