Revered Alpert: The Deity of Forever Road

The Deity of Forever Road
Universe:Reverend Alpert
Word Count: 1333
Summary: Lupa is a very good dog, and when she dies, she protects a stretch of highway.

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notes at the end.

The Forever Road had once been the longest

unbroken interstate highway in the country, stretching from border to

border, north to south. Even after the Plagues, it was still a major

thoroughfare of trade. A long expanse of crumbling asphalt, stone or

packed dirt (depending on the area), it stretched through the Scattered

Cities, linking the numerous towns and settlements that relied on it for


Lupa had died there, secure in the knowledge that she was a very good dog.