Your Rain (story and critique) FREE

On the top cliff with its flat side turned towards the horizon, a dozen little lights glowed in the night. Under that rock, slippery edges and sharp rims, a forest of lumpy and long dark spikes rested. Tall, broken and hollow, not organic, but not solid, they stood. The storm was unsettling, brutal, harsh winds … Continue reading Your Rain (story and critique) FREE

Just Ashley (story and critique)

Just Ashley By Shawn My parents are kind people, always available to help, generous, virtuous. On the day I was born, they rushed to the hospital, made my father wait in the hall while the mother was in delivery. I heard a story of her smile when she heard me cry, and doctors and nurses … Continue reading Just Ashley (story and critique)

Memoirs of MBT Arthur (story and critique) (FREE)

I counted 18 425 days since my activation. Time flies when you are seeking the next mission. My front deck crackled above the cooling heart of 1 500 horsepower, while the core status flashed red. Rustling dry grass rippled in the vast dark-yellow field touched by the wind. My filters registered pollution in the smooth … Continue reading Memoirs of MBT Arthur (story and critique) (FREE)

Time travel paradox (story and critique)

Time travel paradox Story by Shawn   „Protective gloves, check. Vortex proximity drive holding at 3.45 degrees dilation, check. Mars bar, check, and check.“, Jib counted his essentials. „Seriously? You are wearing a plastic wrap for clothing, about to travel million years after the dinosaur got extinct, set up a command post for the incoming … Continue reading Time travel paradox (story and critique)