Fiction Posts

A collection of the many fanciful stories I have posted. Please see the main Stories and Fiction page for more information and helpful links.


MotW: Self-Sacrifice

MotW: Self-Sacrifice

  Hearing Ismene in combat, alone against innumerable alien creatures, sent Seth into a rage. All of her friends – Tommy, Tammy, and Roger – charged forward to meet the threat head-on, but the 1950s-era greaser did so without regard for his own safety. As bloated,...
MotW: Descending

MotW: Descending

  Stepping through the yawning lab door into the room beyond, the investigators tried to ready themselves for whatever horrors they would encounter next. The air in “Lab 02” was arid, almost devoid of moisture – particularly noticeable coming from the...
Conquest: the Isle of Winds

Conquest: the Isle of Winds

Standing on the bluffs which once ringed Sentinel Strand, I marveled at the immense vortex of wind which all but concealed the keep at its center. “The Wind-wall,” Mattias offered, having met us at the entrance to the Strand. “Summoned forth by...
Covert Ops: Breakout

Covert Ops: Breakout

By and large, the snap decisions people make in their everyday lives – which size coffee to buy, whether to take that parking space or look for a closer one, stay on the freeway or try a bypass – aren’t matters of life and death, particularly theirs....
MotW: Clearing the Air

MotW: Clearing the Air

“Attack!” Roger yelled as the agitated swarm took flight, knowing immediately the element of surprise had been lost. Ismene ducked quickly, away from the pigeon-sized wasps, who seemed to leave her alone as they swarmed the rest of the group. Seth’s...
Conquest: Spiritual Weapons

Conquest: Spiritual Weapons

While I desired to visit Sentinel Stand, home of the last living Regent and likely where Graven Ashe’s daughter was being held, across the wind- and storm-swept countryside I caught sight of a tall spire, standing defiantly against the magical horrors which...