They could see the smoke coming over the pines as they approached Blueberry Island. Sam in the stern, Drew in the bow followed by a small row of canoes filled with campers from bunk Oak and the Senior Division. Counselor Luke was in charge. He gave everyone the sign to whisper as they got closer. What was the source of the smoke? Was it a campfire? Were there inhabitants on the island? They glided slowing around the perimeter of the fabled, mysterious island, circling a little closer each time. Finally Luke found a place to pull up the canoes. There was a trail. Everyone disembarked cautiously. Luke lead the way, followed by Drew, Sam and the rest of the crew. A short walk into the island they found it, an empty campfire with a few embers still burning. No sign of people. Who could it have been?
TO BE CONTINUED….