Once, we walked on the land with them, treated almost as equals. That ‘almost’ gave a fierce sting. When the time came, we chose the Dolphins, — they understood more than man ever could. We were no match for a sharp blade, or machine gun fire and soon the sea ran deepest red with shared […]
He’d dream of the forest, of her, and wake up beside the lake once again. More often than not he was alone. But sometimes, he’d wake up and she’d be sitting there, cross legged on the damp leaves, watching him sleep.
Urban fantasy romance short story. Welcome to part 2 of this three part short story: If you’ve missed Part 1, you can catch up here. A street he’d never seen before appeared out of the underside of a log that lay on the edge of an alley on the outskirts of town like an engraving […]
Urban fantasy short story On damp days, the fog would shroud everything in town until the buildings looked grey and faded. Geraint trudged along, just about as miserable as the weather. He headed inside the shop, passing the loiterers in the entrance, those only there to shelter from the drizzle. As he grew closer to […]
A cold shiver on a sunny day. There was a patch of blue sky visible through the gap in the trellis where she sat hiding. As she mentally traced the pattern of a climbing plant’s tendrils, somewhere above a jet streaked through the sky, scarring its path with a thick strip of white and the […]
The steady drum that signals a coming battle makes her ears perk up, that bassy sound of clipped instructions as the strategy is revealed, followed by the sing and brush of arrows, clanging metal on metal and a harder voice, now shouting monosyllabic words; anger, frustration and sometimes panic. She rises and checks her watch, […]