Category: Stories

they set out together

90 seconds For ninety seconds after, there was complete silence. Veronica knew this because although she was too dazed to move, she improbably found herself staring as at the second hand of an expensive silver watch. It was one of…

Tom Waits 1

My current goal as an author is to get my stories down to this level of efficiency : Down by the Riverside motel, it’s 10 below and falling by a 99 cent store she closed her eyes and started swaying…

My Star Wars Pitch

Kylo, Poe and Han Solo stop off in a seedy bar following rumors about the whereabouts of Luke. As the camera pans the room, the audience sees a variety of bizarre, but strangely familiar alien forms. Without warning, Hans face…

Luke’s Cantrip

The first spell I really mastered was Luke’s cantrip. While on the road from Halrventon to Freesebon, Gera realized that Krashin was too busy being a demigod to actually teach me anything, so he took pity on me. I was…

Immune to symbols 

When you are blind you do not see blackness.  Find an object just at the outer edge of your vision, now turn your head away from it slightly. The way in which you can no longer see it, is what…

Predilections

Some time ago I began to let go of the compulsion to find the perfect (or even a great) way to phrase my thoughts. So how is this category of posts any differant?   Other posts sacrifice clarity for my…

A Dream of Jedi

50 some odd years after the last catastrophic war, both sides have gone underground. The scene opens in the ranks of Watt & Stephenson Ltd. Watt & Stephenson Ltd. is one of the most profitable entity to ever exist.Its headquarters are…

Insightful Commentary

So far I’ve managed to moderate all the comments to my blog posts without resorting to a Captcha service. This gives me access to the full range of spam bots. Given that my posts so far consist almost entirely of…