The next morning Jacob and Ilse met as they exited their rooms. Gabriel had placed them next to each other, each in a spacious bedroom. Jacob couldn't help noticing that Ilse's accommodation was just that bit more luxurious, however. "Jacob," Ilse grimaced at him, "you were so impolite last night! It's a wonder that Gabriel … Continue reading Chapter Three – Angels.
Gabriel threw open the doors of the dining room and, with a flourish of his arm, bade Jacob and Ilse enter. They stepped into a vast room, furnished in oak and glowing with the light of three chandeliers, almost groaning beneath the weight of their loads. The floor was dominated by a long, ornate table, … Continue reading Chapter Two – Men.
Mile after mile of resolutely flat countryside bled into itself as the car picked up speed. Jacob had lowered both of the front windows and was enjoying the feeling of wind against his right cheek. He'd really rather have had it on his left cheek, which was feeling sore. Feeling irritable, he reached up to … Continue reading Chapter One – Gods.
So, I'm starting to write a new story. I'll post the first part pretty soon. I'm really excited about this one because it touches on some stuff I've really wanted to write about for a long time. This story's a little darker than what I've written before, though it's still appropriate for (most) ages in … Continue reading Announcement – New Story!
It was dark, the sort of cloying dark that wraps itself around you and tries to smother you. Rain pattered down from the sky, without even the decency to pour. Huddled in a bus shelter, six stooped forms gathered themselves into a close group, packed tight for warmth. "Right," Francis said, "now what? Because I … Continue reading (Yet Another) Bonus Short Story!
"Hey Francis, what's up?" Francis looked up absent-mindedly. Placing her tray down opposite him Adelaide sat and leaned an arm on the table top. "You look morose," she said, "more so than usual, I mean." "Thanks," he rolled his eyes. "You're not wrong, though. I'm having a moral quandary." Adelaide picked up her knife and … Continue reading (Another) Bonus Short Story!
"Alright," Anna said, "breath in." Emma breathed in. She shut her eyes as tight as she could and allowed the darkness of her mind to wash over her. She inhaled long and slow and then let the air out of her lungs in a lengthy exhalation. I am a calm ocean, she thought. She didn't say … Continue reading Bonus Short Story!