Job Security

Job Security

My father once told me a story about an employee at his work, though I think the lesson I’ve come away with over the years is not the one he intended. He talked about a man who sat at a desk, and on the wall next to him were scribbled dozens if not scores of...
Conquest: the Isolated Regent

Conquest: the Isolated Regent

Lifting the Steadfast Insignia up to the face of the storm, the mighty windwall conjured by the force of Kyros’ Edict parted slightly, forming a cone-shaped area absent of flying dust or metal before us. As we slowly advanced, the zone of calm air traveled with...
Conquest: Widening Gulfs

Conquest: Widening Gulfs

Approaching the inner bridge, across which the powerful Edict of Storms raged, we met a small band of Unbroken, the remnants of the Realm of Stalwart’s army, facing off against Disfavored. Taking our appearance as a timely distraction, the Unbroken retreated to...
Stretching Forth

Stretching Forth

After more than 40,000 words spread through 32 fiction posts, I’ve been able to compile a rough draft for what I hope will be my first published novella. Never one to embrace editing—I fully understand its utility and necessity, I just am not practiced or...
The Bard, “Untouched”

The Bard, “Untouched”

Over the weekend I had the pleasure of seeing my first-ever live production of the Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark. In all my years of studying and performing theatre, specifically Shakespeare, I had never actually seen a stage...