The Call of The Pack

The little house sat in the center of the clearing. Raven Silverclaw stood tall under the full moon as he waited for the change to take him. Tonight it was taking longer than usual. He looked out across the clearing, trying to find some sign of his sister. There was nothing. The forest was quiet... Continue Reading →

Wedding Cake and Trainers

Jean stood in her mother’s living room back straight as broomstick and temper under a tight grip. “Mother, why are we still arguing over this?” She asked, pacing to the fireplace and back. Her mother sat in a wooden rocker in front of the window. “Of course we are. You can’t really be thinking about... Continue Reading →

The Fire Dance

Thomas blew out the mist of lamp oil over the torch he was holding, causing a billowing cloud of fire to blast into the air. The crowd a few feet away cheered and screamed. He loved his job, not that he made much money at it. He took another mouthful of the oil, preparing for... Continue Reading →

Stepping into the Past

“Are we really going to go to the boneyard?” Michael asked, walking along the path in the city park.  “Yeah, it sounds like a fun adventure. My grandpa used to take me when I was little.” Amy said, keeping pace with him as they walked.  “But aren’t those old trains dangerous?”  “Not if you’re careful.... Continue Reading →

Creation of Nightmares

Eli knew the house had been abandoned for decades, but he still felt the same captivation he had when he was a child. There was something about the old place that called to him. He pulled his truck into the driveway, negotiating the rutted lane as best as he could. The old beast of a... Continue Reading →

A Pirate’s Choice

Tia would have been sailing for twenty years at the end of the month. She loved being on the water, but she was growing tired of the life. She wanted a hearth and home for the first time in years. Standing at the wheel of the ship, she listened to the sounds of water and... Continue Reading →

Different Choices

“Is this really how you want to spend the next year?” My mother Diane asked as she watched me tucking the last few essentials into the different storage compartments of the van. “Yes, in fact, I don’t know if I will stop at the end of a year. The more I research and talk to... Continue Reading →

Returning the Favor

The corvette screamed down the road wind blowing Jordan’s hair back like a flag. It had taken him five years of hard work and every spare penny had had to restore the car. He couldn’t be happier with the results. He eased off the gas, letting the speed come back down to a respectable sixty-five.... Continue Reading →

Nightmares of Adventure

The trees crowded the road as Ari walked along the darkening street. She fiddled with the flashlight she carried, her thoughts drifting on the chilly wind blowing. She had been walking for hours since she had been hitchhiking across the country and hadn’t had a ride in a while. As she came to a curve... Continue Reading →

In The Lantern Light

The sunset was beautiful as always while Liam sat in the sand a few feet from the water’s edge, an unlit lantern by his side. He wasn’t sure how long he would sit there tonight, so he had brought the lantern and the thin blanket it rested on. It was the anniversary of the worst... Continue Reading →

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