Our Treacherous Heartbeats

Wind teased Clint’s hair as he stepped down from his vehicle. The electricity licked at his feet, then subsided as he turned the hovercraft off and it sunk gently to the ground. “The charge is half full.” Clint mused as he smoothed down his dark hair with his hands. “Clint, my man!” A voice called […]

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Tears Of A Naiad

Bubbles raced. Pebbles stirred. The water rushed in the brook, leaving a tumult of gurgling laughter behind it. The young naiad scrambled out of the water and the laughter stilled as she leaped over her bed of water and bounded nimbly to a nearby stream. “Come on, Rillis!” The naiad laughed as she plunged her […]

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The Star Chronicles Section II

| Deadly Nightfall | Silver hair swirled around her form as the star child tumbled through space and time. An arm reached out and held her close as Earth’s surface loomed ahead. Two glowing figures fell out of the sky and plummeted to the ground. Dartana folded his body around Brint and the impact slammed […]

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Delusion

Her eyes were big and blue; her curly black pigtails waved about as she turned this way and that in the shopping cart, trying to see everything. She giggled happily and waved her chubby hand at a random passerby. Then her gaze caught a magazine rack and her blue eyes darkened. She studied the lady […]

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The Star Chronicles Section I

| The Portal Of Night | “Brint!” The star child tumbled down a rock and called out again. “You’re going too fast!” “Maybe you’re just slow!” a voice teased. The sound leapt in the air, following its owner. Brint stood on a high rock and spread out her arms. “I could live here forever and […]

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The Almighty In Her Eyes

A goat bleated to her right. The woman took a step back, feeling the dust cling to her feet. “Fresh vegetables!” A cracked old voice called. Rahab jumped and clutched her basket. What is wrong with me? The sounds of the marketplace oppressed her mind and the heat beating down on her made her dizzy. […]

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Hello From The Other Side

“Yeah I’m falling from cloud nine…” Cass shivered as the strong notes slowly fell to a sweet pitch, and then quavered out. It was entirely not fair that Delta had gotten all the singing genes and Cass had been left with a mediocre alto. Cass was always silently stewing about the unjust prank heredity had […]

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