Extinction

“There are no dogs down there,” I told her.
“No?” she asked. “Then what are all those howling noises?”
“Coyotes,” I responded.
“Coyotes? Oh… wow. Are they dangerous?” she asked, voice cracking with apprehension.
“I don’t know,” I paused. “There aren’t any dogs left to ask.”

IanAlex 28/5/2019