Dragon Bait

Betty was this year’s dragon bait. There was a lottery and she got picked. How about that? “No!” she cried out when they called her name. “I’m not crunchy, this wont work.” The others simply pushed her outside and threw the staff at her feet. “What’s this?” she asked, as Read more…

Immortal Baggage

What does an immortal keep with him? It’s a simple question. What do you keep as you go through the centuries? Technology? That quickly becomes obsolete. Photographs? They weren’t meant to last. Most of them fade, and they’re unfortunately too flammable to survive the inevitable housefire. Not to mention the Read more…

Digital Fang

“Bite me,” Tony said. “Okay,” Dimitri said, brought out his fangs and was tearing open his jugular before his helpless victim could even blink, let alone react. He bit down with his fangs and drank up his blood. It was warm, gooey, and salty. Everybody kept describing blood as metallic, Read more…

Mount Faithful

The ground shook. Streets broke in little chasms, pots fell and smashed on the floors, windows cracked. “The mountain is displeased,” the Topmost Faithful said. The other Faithful agreed. It was time for the sacrifice. It wasn’t an annual thing, heck, it wasn’t even a decennial one. The unspoken rule Read more…

Nyx It

The night was young. What a silly expression. The night is old, she always has been. Humanity hasn’t lived long enough to make that claim. They’re just an eyeblink in the vast existence of Earth.Yet, some people have such a small mind that they think they’re the centre of the Read more…