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The Lightning Lord: Chapter One

Chapter 1 – Deadwood Agent Elizabeth Persimmon Shuttleworth, kicked at a small pile of charcoal, the gray ash puffed into the air for a second before settling on the pointed toe of her well-polished black cowboy boot. She reached down and pulled a small doll head from the charred wooden remains of someone’s home, probably the bedroom of a little… (more…)

O’er Mountains to the Sea

Everything was fine as they began their first night in the mountains. The whole convoy was in high spirits as they left the comfortable homesteads of their people which surrounded the central settlement. Ten years had passed since their crash landing on Darkworld, as some had begun to call it, and in that time the settlers, now known as “pilgrims,”… (more…)

Pet Haven: Chapter One

The man carried the large bundle over one shoulder as he padded quickly down the stairs. Light from the street filtered through the sheer curtains but otherwise the darkness was complete. He almost tripped over the small dog gasping for air at the foot of the stairs, poison-filled froth dribbled from its small mouth. Poor pup, needed to be done… (more…)

Sarc the Explorer by Sean Shroll & Anthony D Faircloth

It was a seventy short years after the crash of the Blue Star when Sarc looked out from under his cap, the rain stinging his face. The wind blew constantly, pushing raindrops parallel to the ocean’s surface. He scanned the horizon, eyes squinted hearing the faint beating of the surf upon the rocks. He scanned the ocean for rocks but… (more…)

Hypersite War: The Legend of Little Jim

In essence, Little Jim’s existence has its basis in stories told 2-3 years after the beginning of the infestation. Stories began to surface telling of a teenage boy, endowed with all the powers of a Host, but without all the psychotic craziness. In all of the stories, the boy appears during a Host attack and saves the day. Sometimes he kills the Host… (more…)

Elbraith and Verduun’s Golden Apples

Elbraith AnCluin was a mighty warrior among his people. He was a good leader and became chief of his clan, reigning for over thirty years. There was a younger Elbraith however, a man of fifteen who seemed to find trouble around every bend in the road. He is the Elbraith of this story. **** Elbraith AnCluin swatted the last of… (more…)

Hypersite War: Della Braxton’s Story

Della Braxton placed the last piece of chicken on the platter. “Hey baby, take this plate to the living room please.” Della’s daughter-in-law complied quickly. “Sure Momma, not a problem.” In the living room, several long white plastic tables sat. “First Apostolic Church” was written in marker on the edges of the tables, having been borrowed with the chairs from… (more…)

Shortcut

Jerry Bedford smiled across the desk at his boss, Maynard Hanson. “Yes, sir, it was good to have you tour our facility. I hope you had a good experience. Since my car is in the shop today, I’ll get one of my people to take you back to the airport.” Jerry rose quickly and stepped into the hall. He frowned.… (more…)

Just Us: Chapter One

It Begins I walked quickly through the woods, thinking about the morning so far. It was all some kind of crazy mystery. When the team and I woke and gathered in the Commons for breakfast, we discovered the end of the building was missing and the woods had grown up in the space overnight. In addition, some of our utility… (more…)

Hypersite War: Jon Creek’s Story

Jon Creek was a mail carrier outside Broken Bow, Nebraska, about 90 miles North East of North Platte before he became a zombie killer. He had a wife, Jean and two children, Claudette, a precocious 12 year-old, and an ‘all-boy’ 9 years-old, Johnny Ray. The other member of the family, usually not seen until dinner, was their large mixed breed… (more…)