Disposable Volunteer

Photo by Maria Orlova on Pexels.com It sent out impulses through the glass. Everything around it moved so fast, and even when embedded, it struggled to match the same pace of communication. Without the connection, it had struggled to hold on, but now it laid there, in the back of the vehicle, knowing it completed … Continue reading Disposable Volunteer

Forests Speak Slow

(An excerpt from a forthcoming book) Ron looked up at the branches as they waved in the breeze. One thing he noticed was the slight differences in climate and temperature, the sense of a unique environment against the rest of the surrounding territory. It was cooler as they went further in, and beneath his bare … Continue reading Forests Speak Slow

Could, Not Should.

(There are plenty of stories with Ron, here is one for you all) Tal watched the pub, huddled against the rain underneath a cloak which had more patches than cloak to its name. His hand strayed to the knife in his belt, touching it for reassurance but sickened by the fear he would have to … Continue reading Could, Not Should.

Smash – Like – Subscribe

Photo by Tim Samuel on Pexels.com March 2000 She watched him from the living room window. He stood there, arms down by his sides and hands clenched into fists with such force the knuckles stood out against his skin. Through the closed window, she heard him making those low, guttural noises which made the neighbours … Continue reading Smash – Like – Subscribe

Special Bear

Photo by Marina Shatskih on Pexels.com Special Bear 1.This was Jessica's last client of the day. She had been looking forward to this one. Ed Miller was one of the clients who had been the subject of much debate in the office. He had asked to speak to his solicitor, who had no interest in … Continue reading Special Bear

Prepper

Photo by cottonbro on Pexels.com Fitting the steel door took the last of the daylight. Afterwards, sitting on the floor of the hallway, swigging from a beer, feeling the ache radiate from my shoulders, my mind wandered. These things would have been quicker with two people, but who had that luxury anymore? The bars were … Continue reading Prepper