RETURN TO THE COUNTRY – SEE AGAIN THE PORA LAND AND DIE

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Everything has its reverse! Certainly, I lived in the midst of the most beautiful nature that can be seen; but already two months had passed and not without disenchantment. I will never be able to give an exact account of … Read More

AUSTRALIA – MORE COUSINES

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“Lovely luck! Here I am aboard, at the moment when I had no desire to embark! That’s fine, life is safe … but where are we going on this unknown ship? …..” Such was my monologue, hiding me as close … Read More

FLOOD, CHAIN, BALL – NAUFRAGE

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We were together further than I expected. Orienting myself as best as I could, I returned straight to our beautiful anthill, when I met a deserted, mountainous, arid place, in which I had to run the greatest dangers. It was … Read More

The adventures of a red ant: XVII. VITALITY OF ANOMMAS – THE HEN PASSES IN FRONT OF THE NOSE

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The adventures of a red ant: XVII. VITALITY OF ANOMMAS – THE HEN PASSES IN FRONT OF THE NOSE Before the end of the following week, I had eaten python like the others, we had surprised one in a swamp … Read More

The adventures of a red ant: XVI. IN SENEGAL – N’DIEN – THE PYTHON

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I remained a few days in the orchard; but, by two or three adventures which nearly happened to me, I judged that the stay in the midst of those big oxen which blindly trampled all this campaign, was unhealthy for … Read More

The adventures of a red ant: XV. THE FAST – THE HARVESTERS

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“Enough Brazil! we would leave our skin … Let’s go … !!!“ Such was the resolution I took one fine morning, when the forces returned to me. I still had, I confess, a leg that worked with a little pain … Read More

The adventures of a red ant: XIV. ANTEATER AND PUMA – DOUBLE-SPINE DEATH

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We both chatted, enjoying the delightful tranquility of the evening that was being made, and which, in these countries, is short, but delightful after the ardor of the day, when our attention was awakened by a slow, heavy step which … Read More

The adventures of a red ant: THE WALKING LEAVES – SOFT HEADS AND RUDE HEADS

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“I am very interested in you,” I said to my friend Double-Spine; ”the more I go, the more I understand and appreciate what I heard from an old queen from home: The world belongs to the ants! …” “Your old … Read More

XII. THE FLIGHT – DOUBLE-SPINE

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Sacred love of freedom, inspire me! … Fleeing had become a real nightmare at night, an obsession during the day. Escape … but how? I was turning in my crystal prison looking for a way out, when I knew better … Read More

The adventures of a red ant: XI. IN THE BOWL – THE VARIOUS ECITONS

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The next morning, at the first light of the sun, a step was heard on the stairs, a head slowly advanced into the office. Urbain was there … His eyes went straight to his desk. “My poor ant from France!“ … Read More

The adventures of a red ant: X. ASSAULT – CARNAGE

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And we walked, with me carried, in front of the liberators! “Urbain!“ said one of the young men, laughing, “deliverance is near!“ “And bites too!“ replied the brave captain. Soon we arrived at the crest of a hill that was … Read More

The adventures of a red ant: VIII. THE NIGHT MONSTERS – IN A TOOTHPICK

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Sugar was not lacking on the commercial port, because I took care not to waste my time on the military port: the balls, the cannons and the rest will always be a pitiful treat for the ants! So here I … Read More

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