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 We'll be updating to a newer version of the platform in the next week or so.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…

Assassin

"Eyes on the target." The voice came through loud and clear on the sub-voc mic, and the nerds in the van high five-ed. "You are about to see why she's the best." Alan, the nerd who'd been with her the longest nodded, as they watched through…

Vat Grown

"He's beautiful." She hadn't meant to breathe the words aloud. Her Patron looked at her, then in the direction she looked. "He was designed that way. Just as you were designed this way. Come, I have business." She followed her Patron, a last look at the…

Hurt

"Does it hurt?" Violet looked down at the child staring at her leg, the intricate carvings of animals, plants, stars and moons in the oak prosthesis replacing her left leg. "Not currently." She smiled at the child. "What can I do for you?" "…