A New Encounter (The Boy and the Mermaid – part 1)

He dives to catch it, but another set of hands lay under his. A girl in the water. He sits up. She cups the little fairy in her hands bringing it to her mouth and swallows it. She then disappears into the water.   The boy spends the next week capturing another fairy.¬† He then¬†... Continue Reading →

The Witch’s Potion

"I'm a monster. A demon," the boy stares into his reflection.   The body beneath him moves. There's no need for weapons, he has claws now, sharper than knives. Perhaps he'll give them a try.   "You've taken my nepenthe. You will be damned," she coughs up her own blood.   "Witch, you will die... Continue Reading →

Jack’s beginning #2

"Can't wait to get out of this Hell hole," Jack wipes the sweat from his forehead as he flips another burger. The kitchen is always stifling this time of year. "What you thinkin' of doin'?" Mav asks. The stretched ears and full beard make him look more like a hippy than he is. "Mercenary work,"... Continue Reading →

Jack’s Beginning #1

"You're choosing her over me!?" Jack and Livia stand in the parking lot outside the fast food joint. "Liv, no. I had this same conversation with her. The only difference is that she's willing to accept it. She's willing to accept you and it allows me to be who I really am." "So everything between... Continue Reading →

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