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  • Carving Post

    I said nothing to the god, merely turned my back to it and stepped to the golden post from which the spectre of death continued to emanate. The fleshing blade was still in my hand, and using the curved tip of that sanctified steel, I drew the point along …

    Posted 1 month ago
  • She Just Said Yes.

    We used to believe things when I was a kid; I'm only 17, but that's plenty old enough now. We used to believe we would live forever, and things would would work themselves out. We used to believe this was our planet.

    The year is 2040, and now we know…

    Posted 1 year ago
  • The Longest Storm

    There was a big thunderstorm in the night, starting at around 00.00. I thought the lightning was the brightest I'd ever seen - like it was day for a second.

    I turned off all the lights, pulled up the blinds, opened the window and just watched for a whil…

    Posted 25 days ago
  • In Retrospect

    In Retrospect

    I should have shut my mouth

    I should have stopped before

    the truth slipped out

    In Retrospect

    it did nothing to heal me

    I'm still broken inside

    only now you are, too

    In Retrospect

    Maybe you aren't broken

    Your flaw is that you ignore my

    rant…

    Posted 1 month ago
  • No More Fear

    "Do you two maggots have something to say to the whole toon?" Drill Seargent Norris yelled up into the faces of the new recruits.

    "No Drill Seargent!" they barked back.

    "Get on your faces and push, and I want to hear some conversation, or everybody will p…

    Posted 1 year ago
  • Sargon the Starfighter

    "Swift..easy," <kapow> "Dead."

    The spotter located the next target and started, "Swift..easy," <kapow> "dead!"

    A crisp cadet followed by an older officer called the sniper and spotter to attention," Platoon Guide Chapman and Assistant P. G. Gutierrez?"

    Th…

    Posted 11 months ago
  • Maybe

    As I sat on the train to Atlanta, my mind was full of doubt. Not too long ago, this very train had taken him out of my life. Would I ever be able to find him again? What was I going to do in Atlanta? I wouldn't make a good recruit, but I didn't have any s…

    Posted 1 year ago
  • Yes and No

    That day had been bleaker than most. The smog cloud over head was especially dense, and I needed the headlights on my bike even at midday.

    Recently, it had been getting easier coping with his absence. Yes, although I hate to admit it, it seemed like the…

    Posted 1 year ago
  • Memorial Post

    "And on that day, I will be here to turn you back. This truce will stand, this war is over, whether you wish it or not." I approached the god-post and jammed my blade into the wood just below the loathsome face that peered back at me.

    "You are releas…

    Posted 1 month ago