When I had recovered sufficiently from that comprehensive trauma, visited upon me outside of Chu Lai, I had gravitated back to the family circle and leaping back onto a few light dreams, I had then – legs crossed in the living room – infected the family unwittingly with a new sense of good fortune. Yes, […]
“I still hate her, but I do love you.” She sniffled and stood up tall and straight, not once looking at Annabelle. “You are wrong. You are owned.”
“Who am I?” Azura whispered to herself as softly as she could, and wiped the blood from her bleeding lip. The slap across the face had come from her foster mom for not having the dishes put up in time before the guests arrived for their usual Sunday morning brunch. She stared at her face in […]
Bone-Cracker roused to darkness and pain. Disoriented, he tried to remember where he was and why, but shock clouded his thoughts and dirt clogged his mouth and nose, preventing him from thinking much at all. He gagged and choked, digging blindly at the musty earth that threatened to suffocate him. Eventually, he cleared away enough […]
She was one of the Nameless. Her powers were so strong that she was rightfully considered as a queen of her kin. She spent all her time in her castle hidden in the Shadow Realms. The Shifter was her sole companion and her messenger. She received countless messages begging her to fulfill wishes. She read […]
I found myself on the edge of my seat during one story, then smiling and chortling during the next. This collection is very imaginative, and original.
Legacies get passed down in many different ways. Some in the form of antiques, letters, money or anything handed down from the past, as from an ancestor or predecessor. Close your eyes, listen to the wind blow, feel the breeze and the smell of the salty air: Journey me as we take a journey along […]
Because of the unusual weather patterns on the planet, it was far too risky to descend directly to Ferrell in the transporter, but the city was the only location on planet that could properly accommodate a space marine freighter crew on shore leave.
We are keepers of the past – if we are lucky enough to remember, and I remember being in a crib let alone being sick on the sofa and mother telling me I had to eat my Jello.
Of Memories… As electric toasters go, it was a classic. All Australian mined metal and made by Aussies in blue overalls somewhere near Glebe probably. Weren’t they the days? When Aussies made stuff for Aussies and played for the local footy team on Saturday. I can only wonder now what ever happened to my Aussie […]