Erinye

I walked down the frozen food aisle looking for dinosaur-shaped chicken nuggets for Teddy when I felt the scales, the muscular length tightening around my waist.  My eyes burned, and I looked down.  Tears of blood fell from my eyes onto my hands. I froze. “Ma’am, are you all…

Audra

Audra walked back into her apartments, followed by her bodyguard, Mica.  She removed the thin gauzy stole she wore over her light evening gown, and let it fall over a stool.  Without breaking stride for her bedchamber, she smiled into the shadows at the far end of the room. “I…

Pearl

The girl rode a lathered horse into town at a gallop, clinging to the remnants of its harness. She reined the horse into a skidding halt in front of the jail, where Sheriff Cyrus Corbett had poked his head out to see what the ruckus was. She fell trying to…

Real Quick

So, the problem we're having is with the scheduling function. We'll be updating to a newer version of the platform in the next week or so. But for now, I have to actually update every week instead of scheduling a month or two out at a time. Stories will still…

Three Sisters

Once upon a time, in a kingdom shrouded by time and mists, a King had three daughters. The first was wickedly smart. The second was highly politic and diplomatic. The youngest was beautiful and kind. When the King died, the courtiers came to the daughters and said only one of…

Ancestress

"Sir, they're gone." The young curator, very new, and obviously the sacrificial lamb the other, more senior, curators had decided to offer up. "What's gone? Speak up!" The older man, the museum director, sat at his immense mahogany desk "The bones, sir. The Etruscan burial.…

Apprentice

"Son, I think you're lost." The woman with the scar bisecting her face glared at the young man standing in front of her. "You are the greatest warrior this world has ever seen. I would learn from you." All the youthful earnestness and enthusiasm someone his…