By a single thread

A raccoon Photo by Adam Muise on Unsplash

Raccoon looked out the little barred window at the crowd starting to gather in the courtyard below. “Well, unless my promised rescuer likes to cut things close for dramatic effect, I suppose I better start thinking of something witty to say.”

Breaking

A raccoon Photo by Adam Muise on Unsplash

Raccoon looked over the fence one more time to be sure before dropping back down. “Okay, a hundred meters to the nearest train car. It’s open ground without much shadow so stay low and go slow. The bulls just went on break so we have ten minutes. Once we’re over this fence there’s no stopping.”

Playtime

A raccoon Photo by Adam Muise on Unsplash

“The problem with playing poker with you guys,” Raccoon told his various family members at the table, “is that we all look like we’re cheating.”