Transmute The Fear

A short story from the dark side… You would never suspect I was a taker of lives. I didn’t grow up wishing to be this. I didn’t dream about killing my first victim. Synchronicity brought us together and started the deathly slow-train of thought in my mind. Slowly, it snaked round my brain. She wanted…

Novel beginnings

Feedback welcome on the novel I am writing, here are the first two chapters… Chapter One ~ A Fragment   We are standing on our edges. My edge is always The Bridge over the river, at the mouth of the sea. Arms outstretched, faces to the sky. It may look like we are going to…

Sol Speaks

‘I have protected them with Forgetting,’ Sol explained, ‘They will die to remember what they were born to forget. And they can re-join the game and forget all over again if they wish. Or they can come back home, back into One and help the ones who are struggling with The Forgetting. But I have…

Plato’s Rabbits

My awareness shrinks, I am a Me within a Me and I seem to be standing inside the tunnels of my ear canals, in the centre of my head, a cave. Shadows dance on the wall from an unseen fire, flames project light, a procession of shadow people walking across a grassy plane horizon. I…

Heal Me

If you believe, I’ll believe. Do you believe I can heal myself? After the knife stab wound turns wet with blood, there is no return from here. But I hear it, although tiny, I hear his thought. I believe you can do it. Then I am pulled, my mind is pulled and stretched, so wide…

The Flow

He imagined her eyes would look frozen like those of a fish, taken out of water and paralysed on the pavement as heavy footed limbs trampled across her, the eyes wide in life but the body limp in near-death, as her brain slowed to die and stopped her blood from moving warmly. Her blood would…