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 4): When The Tide Comes In

Part 4 coming in. Sorry for anyone waiting - doubly so because this is actually going to be the penultimate chapter. And I know that it's more than a touch unpolished. Ultimately it's more like getting ideas down for later. This story likely needs development in terms of plot and character, but as some would … Continue reading Short Story (Part 4): When The Tide Comes In

Short Story: Like the Buzz of Crickets in High Summer

Ever wondered if the 3D printing an ancient Egyptian priest's vocal track to hear what he sounds like might be a bad idea? Me too.....According to the scientific report in Nature: Synthesis of a Vocal Sound from the 3,000 year old Mummy, Nesyamun:"Only those able to verbally confirm that they had led a virtuous life … Continue reading Short Story: Like the Buzz of Crickets in High Summer

The Dark Crystal: Fantasy, Animism & Subversion

What might one say of The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance? Lovers of the original, like myself, appear to be blown away by it, and even those who didn't like the original movie have nothing but good things to say about it. So if you haven't watched it, don't waste time reading this and go … Continue reading The Dark Crystal: Fantasy, Animism & Subversion