Journal Entry: July 23, 1968

During today’s scheduled outing, our squad lead relayed us information from command, told us that we were to RTB and that our current patrol mission…


The Black Block

Lucinda Haynes was a widow of 24 when she found a new man. Her previous spouse, Malcolm, had died from a sickness of the stomach when she was 22. Two…


Exiles of the Sun

 “If I'm an angel, paint me with black wings.” --- Anne Rice, The Vampire Armand A collective shudder of eager expectation like the ripple of massing…


The Islands Tell of It, Chapter 12: Luana Barba

After setting into their hotel accommodations in downtown New Orleans, Luther and Althea took a short ferry ride from the foot of Canal Street to…


The Writer

He sat at his desk in the upstairs study, typewriter in front of him, a glass of his favorite Italian red wine to the left, the remainder of the…


On the Boulevard Under the Swastika: A Heartwarming Tale of Hate, Part 1

I. He looked into her large, dark eyes, the kind that light never seemed to escape from. As if they could hold the whole of the world. “Don’t,” she…


A Betrayal of Trust

Mr. Lucas parked his red Toyota Camry in the empty parking lot underneath the baseball field. After the headlights expired, the only remaining light…


The White Block

Ken York rubbed his spectacles as he tried to travail the sand dunes with one hand and keep the sand from the blustering sandstorm from clouding his…


Into the Dreamtime

"Van Diemen's land is a hell for a man To end out his whole life in slavery Where the climate is raw and the gun makes the law Neither wind nor rain…


Stardust Circuit

They were the last to ever live in the house. The Dazn family. I watched as they moved into the mansion (the capstone house in a cul-de-sac we…