Go Back

The room is padded, grey and locked from the outside. It smells like rat droppings and moldy old sweat, piss and shit stains smear the walls. It echoes with the screams of the crazy, the damned, people not like Samantha. Because to her, this is happening, this is reality. “I’m not crazy Doctor!” and sheContinue reading “Go Back”

Sebastian’s Baby

A dusty brown sky lays on the horizon. It’s a day like yesterday and the day before that and the day before that. Maybe it’s been decades. Maybe the sky was never blue and the air never warm. Maybe life was always this steamy hot, bleak emptiness. Sebastian isn’t sure. He is a day toContinue reading “Sebastian’s Baby”

Sebestian’s Walk

Part 1 Sebastian stands above the yawning maw of blackness that is now the New York City underground. The jagged crumbles around him once stood over the 96th street subway station. The street and building ripple back in a bilbao esque pile of asphalt. The underground entrance was built in the middle of Broadway duringContinue reading “Sebestian’s Walk”

Executional Repeat

A thick leather Strap is looped around his upper arms and chest. The leather is fed through a brass buckle and secured. As it is tightened, restricting John Bastion’s breathing, two more guards loop slimmer straps over his wrists and lower legs. The guards wear black hoods and tighten the straps to the point JohnContinue reading “Executional Repeat”

The Curse of Nokis

Every generation Nokis is there to die. Why? He ran. According to Ares that made him a coward. Fuck Ares. Nokis had had enough. He is sinewy muscle and gold skinned from ten years fighting a war. The dirt and blood and disease and the constant pang of gut crunching fear. Injury and infection. BlisteredContinue reading “The Curse of Nokis”

Talia in the Dark

The world ends not with a bang, but with a whimper, at least for Talia Gould. She was an engineer with Crest Weapons. She worked R and D in a lab at a secure location two levels below ground buried under a military grade concrete sub-floor and surrounded by steel reinforced walls. The lab hasContinue reading “Talia in the Dark”