Can you hear me? Are you getting any of this information? Is anyone out there monitoring my thoughts? If you can hear me my name is TH1171, so much as I have a name. I am what most people would call a robot, an assembly bot to be precise. Since my activation I have worked... Continue Reading →
Champagne flowed and kudos went round the lab in abundance. A life time of work for some, finally rewarded. Millions of man hours and billions of dollars, but finally mankind had developed sentience in a being of its own creation. In a few moments when the clock struck midnight on a new day, the switch would be flipped and the small... Continue Reading →
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.
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 →
Torches lined the walls of the cobblestone chamber, waves of smoke lifting from them. Charred meats and disappointing ale had been placed along the length of the council table, but none were tasted.
General Antony, Scouting was proceeding as normal before we reached the Alps where we were descended upon. There was no army as we had initially thought, but rather a creature of some strange and unimaginable horror up in the mountains slowly moving down. The creature resembled a sinking face, illuminated by light, with a mass... Continue Reading →
Lady Mary was sitting in the drawing-room alone, looking out of the window onto the lush and expansive gardens of the Farnport Estate, waiting for the sun to set. It was quiet. The only sound to fill the air was the gentle clatter of the silver cross necklace as it twisted around her fingers, knocking... Continue Reading →