CategoryProse

Longer form pieces. Short stories, snippets from longer pieces, Flash Fiction and Speculative pieces. All mixed into the melting pot.

1097-1098 Renewal; “Darling Melisande”

Darling Melisande, A hundred years have passed and I have fought in the Dark Wars beneath the circles of power which dot the lands of The Above world where you, my chosen Ember, live. The forces of the Nything were strong this century and we finally managed to drive them out of The Below world into the light of your world. They are a common foe and we suffered many losses. Fear not, for I am...

The Crystal Mirror

Space Ship

A manuscript that was co-written with Jeff Taylor c1990. Unedited Novelette. The Icarus and Daedelus dropped through the atmosphere with mirrored precision, the surface of the planet below crystallising into vision as we drew closer. The brown smudge of desolation became clearer, defined by rocky outcrops and smattered with the remains of former habitations. Most of the population had left the...