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…

Angry Beach

Lena was not happy with the beach. It was apparent in the way she frowned and stared daggers at me. But how was I to know that the supposedly ‘secret beach’ in Crete would be such a mess? Discarded trash, broken glass, thankfully ground down into brown and green pebbles, Read more…

Euclidia

Euclidia was the only Geometer brave enough to go to the obsidian mine. The problem was simple, as such problems went: The obsidian golems had gone on a strike. “Knock, knock,” she said lamely when she reached the mine’s entrance. It was simply a cave that had been dug out Read more…

Inktober Prompt: Angular

Explosive Decompression KABOOM! She kept telling everyone that she couldn’t cook. At all. But nooo, being an astronaut wasn’t enough, apparently. Having two expert-level skills also wasn’t enough, apparently. ‘Men don’t want an EVA specialist or an acceleration manipulator expert,’ her mom kept telling her. For the first few years, Read more…