Short Story (Part 5 Finale): When The Tide Comes In

In our last installment Aphelia was downed and stranded in the no man's land of the battlefield where she encountered one of the enemy who showed her a strange mercy. Taking Theran's lifeless body with her, she finally reached the embattle company of soldiers who are waiting for the artillery barrage to open up an … Continue reading Short Story (Part 5 Finale): When The Tide Comes In

Short Story (Part 3): When The Tide Comes In

Continuing the story, Aphelia has a conversation with a familiar (and rather odd) barman before taking to the air on her resupply mission. Sorry if it needs a little more work - you're really my beloved guinea pigs for these drafts. Be sure to catch up on Part 1 and Part 2 if you haven't: … Continue reading Short Story (Part 3): When The Tide Comes In

Crumbs For Crow #4: Were You Ever Really Here?

With Or Without YouOh, how many times have you been caught thinking, "I wish I'd never been born?" It's like the motto of the civilised peon when confronted with their inevitable slavery, so cunning in its artifice that the chains are mere smoke and mirrors, a world of bread and circuses filled with sound and … Continue reading Crumbs For Crow #4: Were You Ever Really Here?

Crumbs For Crow #3: Apocalypse Disco

 Apocalypse DiscoPfff! The dust is settling and everyone's suddenly playing the existential blues on a vintage guitar with two strings while some journalistic hack bangs away on an old, broken piano tuned by an establishment that can only summon enough cognitive prowess to think in black and white.The proverbial arse has fallen out of the … Continue reading Crumbs For Crow #3: Apocalypse Disco

Crumbs For Crow #2: Everything’s Ruined/Nothing Works

Everything's Ruined/Nothing WorksHello my delicious sinners. You look sad. What's the matter? Still languishing in the horror of your own samasarian nightmares? Poor you. You have my sympathies, you really do. It's not, after all, your fault so why pressure ourselves unnecessarily with personal responsibilities? I mean, look around. It's not like you weren't being … Continue reading Crumbs For Crow #2: Everything’s Ruined/Nothing Works

Crumbs For Crow: A Solstice Fairy Tale

[This was another quick writing project that was done for the monthly challenge on http://www.fantasy-writers.org. I kept the working title as I liked it, but if anyone has a more appropriate one let me know. But first, sit back and have yourself a little slice of my dark, festive offering......]Through the shifting halls of dream … Continue reading Crumbs For Crow: A Solstice Fairy Tale