Mud coated my exosuit boots as I moved toward the day's co-ordinates. My breath replaced the once-rhythmic wash of waves. "Water levels still decreasing, decided when you're returning?" "Another season won't hurt," I glanced at the data, deep activity readings implied microscopic life, "hate to lose ground." The receding waters left behind new questions previous... Continue Reading →
Across the water, something glistened. Had he finally found it? Racing, stumbling through waves, he slipped. The water dragged him under. He kicked and thrashed for an age. Ever sinking, tired now. He'd searched for nothing. A voice, otherworldly and infinite, reached him beneath the river's roar, "fight, human." One final moment, through agony, he... Continue Reading →
What’s the Chance?
"Black's not moving-" he cried. "It's okay baby, I'll fix it," she said. She'd chosen Black. She should've seen the signs. Never again. No more shortcuts. She'd tried other horses, same dark fur, tall, friendly, but he always knew. Her team arrived, collected Black and she returned to work, tireless and determined. If anyone could... Continue Reading →
My restless body sleeps, mind seeking. Endless doorways. Some lead nowhere, others to places I cannot comprehend. There's just one I search for. Within, contains a source of darkness. I must eliminate it. I wander twisting corridors, labyrinthine in nature, as all minds are. There, ahead. The darkness, flickering and tremulous. I follow, my heart... Continue Reading →
Binding a World
Day by day, the population thinned. Babies weren't being conceived as often as they once had. The sun's radiation increased week by week. Cancer counts increased. Hospitals overflowed. Lives faded.Those with fair skin donned sunscreen every morning without fail, before continuing life. Most just stayed indoors.All were failing fertility tests. Years pass.A coloured President. Prime Minister. Council and Board members. School principals. Teachers.... Continue Reading →