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.


Covert Ops: Firing Line

Covert Ops: Firing Line

Whatever else can be said about the cartel, they certainly had a lot of muscle. I didn’t give much thought to the body-count we’d already made during our stay in South America, but in the approach to the executive manor where the rebel leaders finally had...
Conquest: Higher Learning

Conquest: Higher Learning

Most of my tutelage under Tunon had been in libraries, great halls lined with books and scrolls detailing the laws, rules, and regulations of life in Kyros’ empire. Years spent in those musty rooms did not prepare me for the acrid and heavy fumes I found within...
MotW: Ranger Danger

MotW: Ranger Danger

Tommy hung up the phone, turning back to the group as they collected their investigative gear. “I heard from some contacts – there’s a ranger at Ancil Hoffman Park who was on-duty during the supposed monster sightings. It sounds like he’s our first...
Conquest: Firebrand

Conquest: Firebrand

The lands approaching the Burning Library well-reflected its name; molten lava flows oozed and bubbled up from the ground in searing hot waves, shattered stone from the original library’s construction strewn across the countryside. I knew of the devastation...
MotW: Burning Down the House

MotW: Burning Down the House

Returning to Ismene’s apartment, the weary investigators were eager to put the events of their zoo expedition behind them. Espying an ebony feather on the doormat, Tommy frowned. “Harry’s bird. We still have to deal with that.” None of the...
Legendary

Legendary

“What does it say about me,” Vivian wondered aloud to herself, “that I’m alone on a Wednesday night, drinking in a dive bar that never left the 2050s.” She sighed, running a fingertip along the rim of her glass. Thousands of miles from...