One bell ringing and I thought it must be the wind. Two bells ringing and I thought it must be someone playing a practical joke.But all of them, hundreds of them, now I don't know whether to run or hide or drop to my knees and pray. When I got the job and they told... Continue Reading →
Finally got to see something I wrote in print for the first time today, it's only a tiny piece of micro fiction, but still feels damn good. Going to go have a few rum and cokes to celebrate. Follow me on Twitter.
General Antony, The first scouting party and the fifth legion have both taken disastrous casualties. Thousands of Roman corpses now litter the steep passage into the Alps, each with countless bones snapped and their eyeballs seemingly burnt out of their sockets. No mortal could've done this, even the most savage Gaul surely hasn't the stomach... Continue Reading →
Their chanting could be heard from nearly a mile out, a hundred of them, maybe more. They lined the beach head, their faces obscured by heavy darkened robes and small flickering torches grasped tightly between both hands. "Mae hi'n codi athithi." They sang over and over, but none of us knew the language. It still... Continue Reading →
It's a hard fact for many men to admit, but some of us are meant to lead and others are meant to work and toil for the leaders. I was born to lead, chosen by the Gods they told me and I believed them. I believed I would be given an afterlife worthy of a... Continue Reading →
Jessie Kelly stood slumped against the bars of his cramped cell, his wedding ring clattering against the iron. The noise echoed throughout the small, near empty sheriff’s station, the clock hanging above the officer’s desk showed it to be a quarter past midnight. A deputy laid face down on the desk, fast asleep, seemingly unable... Continue Reading →