The Pilgrim’s Digress: Chapter 7

The flames roared as Amos rushed of the vehicle and ran toward the large conflagration. The intense heat seared his scarred face as he attempted to…


The Pilgrim’s Digress: Chapter 6

The armored vehicle smashed through the thick wall like a battering ram. Chunks of reinforced concrete shot out into the air and fell on the ground…


The Pilgrim’s Digress: Chapter 5

Amos could sense the tension awaiting him in the chapel before the hefty wooden doors opened. As Hughes went inside, he looked over at the front…


The Pilgrim’s Digress: Chapter 4

The next morning, Amos arrived at the hall and promptly went to Laurence’s desk. “Have you managed to obtain any further information on the…


The Pilgrim’s Digress: Chapter 3

Amos arrived outside his home alarmed to hear no noise coming from the inside. It was a small, single-story house just outside of the downtown…


The Pilgrim’s Digress: Chapter 2

They returned to Cambridge Hall to find a line of men at the entrance, each with a thick document in hand. Amos proceeded ahead of them into the…


The Pilgrim’s Digress: Chapter 1

Representatives of the Provisional Commonwealth Council were there to greet Amos and his men as they arrived at Cambridge Hall. Unlike Amos and his…


The Pilgrim’s Digress: Prologue

Amos Cavendish stood against the outside wall to the residence, his service pistol at the ready. He was a man in his thirties, standing at six feet…


The Dystopian Genre is Dead

One of the inspirations for my upcoming novella The Pilgrim’s Digress was the realization that the time of the dystopian genre in the West has come…


Ward 387

“Please, can I stay just a little bit longer?” the patient asked Dr. Randy Ekman. Ekman smiled; he had grown so accustomed to that pleading voice…