The Transmutation (The Boy and the Mermaid – part 3)

The boy watches the men tying their catch to a stake. She lets out a hellish howl and fights it for all it's worth, whipping her tail loose from the binding. He sees one of the men pull out a machete. "Mermaid!" the boy rushes up to her, his nose nearly on hers, "You make... Continue Reading →

Friend by the Waters Edge (The Boy and the Mermaid – part 2)

The men of Thyatira load the fishing boat while the boy sneaks around the corner to see his new found friend.   "I brought you another fairy," he says as he sees her surface from the water. "Why are you in the water?" he asks. "Because I cannot walk," she answers. He's silent and hands... 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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