The spider who threatened my head as she trespassed across the wrong bed Mis-measured the distance of the flip-flop resistance and now lies in state with the dead. … Based on a true I-wish-it-would’ve-ended-this-way story The true fate of Shelob II is currently unknown. It is unclear whether she met her demise in the great […]Read more "Shelob II"
“You want to what?!” “Listen, Krea, it’s because I really think he’s going to anyway—” Alston began. “So because you’re sure Quinn is going to do it anyway, you’re going to stop protesting and just help him? That’s how you keep your friend safe, by helping him plot his own death march?” “When you say it […]Read more "What the Wall Told"
Shadows drifted over the table, flickering on and off with the fire. The mead warmed Alston down to his toes. It was cold outside. Alston looked across the table at his friend. “You don’t know what it’s like,” Alston said. “I may be brand new here too, but I’ve learned about it before.” Quinn was […]Read more "Race to Verdou Fountain: The Tavern"
“Paddle harder!” Cooper and I knelt in the small motorboat and plunged our paddles into the surging water again and pulled. “It’s not working!” I yelled. I glanced back at Alivia who sat clinging with one hand to the boat’s frame while frantically trying to restart the engine with the other. Behind her, a churning black cloud swallowed the sky […]Read more "Nameless Here Chapter 1"
“You ready?” Amelia asked, watching herself in the mirror as she secured the diamond necklace around her neck and re-positioned her curls. Elizabeth muttered a “yes,” but remained sitting cross-legged on her bed, glaring off into space. Amelia turned toward her sister and saw for the first time that she was still wearing her t-shirt […]Read more "Fairy Tale Chapter 3"
The still night was filled with the sound of creepy violins and a tingling triangle. Voices chanted in the background. The witch stepped forward like she was about to perform for an audience. Oh! But my revenge is sweet– Look at the little dears, Puzzled and distressed to meet The ending of their years! “Wha […]Read more "Fairy Tale Chapter 2"