The Barking Bird

When the animals disappeared, the residents of Ballyoran called a meeting. They could live without scavenging foxes and the early...

Whispers Beneath the Surface

With deep fascination, the five-year-old boy traced his fingers over the mummified mass that lay before him in the overgrown...

The Scent of a Monster

The twin suns did little to pierce the dense smog as it drifted in sheaths across the rooftops. Twyford Trowbridge...

The Rake & the Headdress

Layers of rugs covered the stone floor of the dark antechamber, dulling any noise. Tapestries aided the effect, but habit...

Leon Strange

Some days it doesn’t pay to get out of bed. The thought rang through my head as I stumbled to...

Entanglement

His small town was dead at night. The constant rainfall was as close to footsteps on the sidewalk as he...

The Elixir Men

Katie staggered through the shop door, fighting the urge to vomit. Harriet fished her mobile out of her pocket complaining...

Stones

The air in the warehouse filled Grey’s nose with the stale stench of copper and cedar. He hid behind munitions...

The Sentencing

The familiar scent of sweet-tree oil filled Dayen as he sat on the bench, back facing the polished wooden wall...

The Woods Feels Alive

Each footstep pounding on the ground smashed the rotting leaves deeper into the trail. Her lungs heaved on toward the...