My Empire For A Battery

My Empire For A Battery

Spiegal ran, had been running for hours now. The charge gauge was only a slight tilt of his head away but he didn’t dare look at it. Not yet. No, he needed to run for at least another hour before he looked. Then it might be enough that he could stop. The afternoon air...
Earthrise

Earthrise

It would come up again soon, or rather they would come to it. From her position in the observation lounge, Tess could see the grey, cratered surface of the Moon rolling by below. Beyond it was only the blackness of space. For now. She looked at the timer on her...
In The Machine

In The Machine

The artist knows what he wants to capture. The artist knows the ebb and flow of life, can feel it through his practised eye and steady hand. What a load of bullshit. I get paid for what I do. I’m a professional artist. But you know what? Every fucking time is...
A Lone

A Lone

“I hate you sometimes!” Trista hadn’t meant it, she never did. But the words were out there now. And, as always, that sad don’t you love me look on Sarah’s face made her insides churn. Sarah didn’t say anything though, only turned...
Rufus Snarblax

Rufus Snarblax

Frank looked at the typewriter again, for the fifth time. He looked at the words written on the blisteringly white paper wedged against the cylinder of the machine. Or, rather, he looked only at the white paper for there were no words upon it yet. Frank didn’t like to...