A Disaster Of Stars

Quant rubbed his filthy sleeve across his sweat drenched forehead, sending a wave of pain rolling through the purple swelling around his right eye. A souvenir from a huntsman’s boot. Uneven light flickered across the jagged surface of the ancient cell walls. The damp stone floor dragged heat from his body even as he worked …

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Get Slim

Light sparkled on the film of undissolved particles which swirled across the surface of the translucent liquid. Fully artificial, nutrition-less, appetite suppressing. Bob Speedwaz sniffed, artificial banana crept through his sinuses and raked chemical talons across the backs of his eyes before meeting the acid that rose to the back of his throat. He’d tasted …

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Cuttlefist

The howling crowd sank into the darkness beyond the range of the blazing lamps which illuminated the cage. Waves of cheers and boos crashed against the cold adrenaline shore of anticipation. Only the opponent existed. Even the referee dissolved into the background, a phantom drifting around the cage. Commercial designs advertising local tyre centres and …

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Bloom

Rain lashed down on the three exhausted men as they stood before the gates of the great cathedral. The stained and beaten wooden chest stood in the mud between them like a tombstone. “If you bastards have fucked this up for me”, Graham said through clenched teeth as the gigantic wooden doors creaked open. The …

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