The Curse of Gary (Part 9)

"Bloody bullies," said Victor. He walked up to the stone fence. "Don't worry, your glasses landed on the grass. They're not broken. I'll get them for you." In the middle of the fence there was a wide iron gate in front of the driveway. He put his hand on the top rail. A spine-chilling shriek... Continue Reading →

Poem: Little Star

In my bed I turn and stretch, exhale a slow frustrated breath, And curse my inability to sleep. Minutes and then hours tick by, as hordes of thoughts assail my mind, All clamorous but nothing very deep. I sit and yawn and check the time, five hours gone since half past nine, Look out the window... Continue Reading →

Training Camp (Part 2)

In the middle of the night a chill awoke me. I got out of bed to check if the window was open. As I made my way across the room, in the darkness I bumped into another body. Two cold hands grabbed my waist. "Mossy, wake up,” I said. “You're sleepwalking.” The hands hurriedly loosed... Continue Reading →

A Step Outside

I stepped outside. I stepped into another world. My eyes flailed about, grasping for man-made familiarity, but there was not a wall or screen within their reach. Space stretched out in all directions, full of colour and sound. Silhouettes lining the horizon hooked my gaze: trees upon distant hills, standing as ancient monuments unaware of... Continue Reading →

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