Main Fiction: “The Island Trovar” by J. C. Hemphill, first published in Dark Tales of Lost Civilizations. Used by permission of the author.
Narrator: Adam Pracht.
It was as beautiful and mysterious and chilling as the rumors had said. More so, even. A black crag protruded from the sea like the jagged remains of a seaman’s half-rotted tooth, giving way to sloping land that graded into the ocean where the mountain grew to leviathan proportions. Beneath the tropical waters, where even light dared not delve, Trovar hid its molten-beating heart.