Firefly Lane, Chapter 5: How it Happened — Adonai

To say I haven’t been happy with what’s been going on lately is an understatement. Lance Rey is out of control. I am one of the few people who knows…


Firefly Lane, Chapter 4: Wrong Turn — Lilly, Part 2

At the precinct, I figured I would sort it out. But when we arrived, no one would pay attention to anything I said. I was fingerprinted,…


Firefly Lane, Chapter 4: Wrong Turn — Lilly, Part 1

Birds sang. A sweet, intoxicating warble. The sun was just rising over the Santa Monica Mountains, casting a golden glow. A new day. Awakening life.…


Firefly Lane, Chapter 3: Killer Gene — Natasha, Part 2

I poured myself a whiskey and took a big gulp. Forget my training. What should I do, go to the police? I groaned at the absurdity. No one would…


Firefly Lane, Chapter 3: Killer Gene — Natasha, Part 1

It’s some sort of a space-time vortex or a wormhole. Call it what you want; I’m no expert. All I know is I’m here, while Lance Rey is no doubt…


Firefly Lane, Chapter 2: The Proposition — Hannah, Part 2

Sitting at the table with Ariyan, I listened to his soothing voice as, beyond the windows, the sky grew dark and rain began to fall. Lights inside…


Firefly Lane, Chapter 2: The Proposition — Hannah, Part 1

I knew I’d had hit rock bottom the day I found myself considering Ariyan’s proposition. He made it at Le Relais Basque, a café down a side street…


Firefly Lane, Chapter 1: Come to Me — Lana

There aren’t any fireflies in Los Angeles. Everyone knows that. But I saw them that night at the café. And, okay, I might have been a bit, you know,…