What follows is in response to the 100 Word Challenge, authored by the legendary Velvet Verbosity. The word this week is "Myth".
"But, it's 1902, Berlinge. Such things don't happen. There ARE no new animals on Earth."
The two men sat at the edge of their camp, peering into the growing darkness, amazed at what they had just seen. Captain Berlinge, Dr. Engelend, and a few Ashtari porters had camped for the night on a plateau halfway up the mountain.
"You must believe your eyes, no? I have heard the natives speak, Doctor Engelend, of these man sized apes who kidnap and kill the aged, the young, the infirm. I had always thought them myth. It's obvious now. Mountain Gorillas are real."