• These Long Nights: Beneath the Skin

    Max stood at the edge of the curtained window and stared out into the dark of the garden, searching for any sign of the creature. His eyes darted here and there looking for more substantial motion than the shivering of hedges, or the swirling interplay of…

    Posted 2 years ago
  • These Long Nights: The Beast

    Max paced the room. His encounter with the doctor hadn't gone as well as he'd hoped and he was keyed up and on edge.

    Soft moans from outside caused him to slow down and peek past a heavy curtain to the Asylum's grounds. Wind played the trees like harp st…

    Posted 4 years ago
  • These Long Nights: Closing Court

    As Max watched the doctor retrieve the metal crutches and struggled to push himself erect, he was struck by the man's utter strangeness. Everything from the utterly hairless head, to the intense blue eyes that conveyed a sinister omniscience, to the painf…

    Posted 4 years ago
  • These Long Nights: Applied Authority

    “I'll have the files brought here. You can sleep in the ah guest room at the of the hall. I hope that you'll excuse me, we rise early here, and being up late is quite taxing for a man in my condition.” Doctor Francis smiled coldly before adding, “I don't …

    Posted 4 years ago
  • These Long Nights: Conversing with the Red Queen

    The cell was small and stone. Although the occupant was a thin woman, her presence filled the room to overflowing. I could feel it in the hallway. I set my chair down just out of arms reach from the thick iron bars, removed my hat and sat down. I smoothed…

    Posted 5 years ago