All that is good must come to an end.
Not just a writer, but an author.
Imagine the world without religion.
The Christmas is coming and bringing presents.
Passengers rocked with the movement of the train. Most were on the phone, immersed. A chubby black woman looked neither left nor right, stared out the window opposite her seat, and a drunk in the back yelled verses of a song I didn’t recognize. Someone coughed. Everybody glared at the homeless man asleep over four … Continue reading System failure (Cage Dunn version)
Zero-day By Shawn Cashier typed in a cup of coffee the third time in a row, shook his head, scoffed, and gave me an apologetic look. “Sorry. It is the system. This is the fifth time this afternoon. We must be under serious attack“ he proclaimed and gave it another shot until he gave … Continue reading Zero-day (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)
The night was the time when a back-alley part of the city came to life. Neon lights, dim music, and black-clad men on the streets, all of it belonged to a subculture of Sectoria. Bums near the trash cans, they only look nonthreatening, but they play a role. They observe what was left of the … Continue reading Phantom generation (full + finale)
The message on the phone told him to get back to the precinct. He dropped his phone and rolled over the side. It was a gloomy morning, not like others. With a heaviness in feet, he got to a sitting position. He moved his hair and looked at the numerous bullet scars in his legs, … Continue reading Phantom generation 2
I stood among the pillars that held the balcony, while the flag fluttered over my head and people passed me by. I tried to inhale the smoke from eco-cigarette, either the ampoule was at the end, or the battery was low. Nevertheless, the taste was cheap and of poor flavor. A group of people came … Continue reading Out of words (snippet)