2 When Roy finished reading the last page in the journal, he read it again – his face twisting into an expression of both anger, and confusion. “Blood of the sheep,” he said, and closed the book. “Sears finally snapped. He was discharged over a year ago. How’d you get this?” “He sent it toContinue reading “BLOOD OF THE SHEEP: PART TWO”

They’re Afraid of Fire: Part Three

It must’ve been mid-day before I could no longer smell the smoke. For the better part of the morning, I trudged up one hill, down the other side, side stepping trees along the way, only to find another hill waiting for me. Pa taught us many things, but he never taught us how many hillsContinue reading “They’re Afraid of Fire: Part Three”

They’re Afraid of Fire: Part Two

When I woke the following morning, I listened for sounds coming from the house – any sounds. There was nothing. Then, I listened for Timmy’s breathing – but again – there was nothing. I kept my eyes closed as long as possible. I wasn’t in a hurry to see my baby brother’s blood-streaked face pressedContinue reading “They’re Afraid of Fire: Part Two”

The Fall of Demeter: Part Three

TO: emilydublove101@globalmail.globe FROM: Captain William Dubois ( SUBJECT: Just Listen DATE: 02 FEB 2235 TIME: 14:35 Earth Time (U.S.) (EST:) Hello my Emily Love. I write this to you with a heavy heart. My love. I don’t know if I’ll be able to hold you when I get to Gliese, but if I don’t, IContinue reading “The Fall of Demeter: Part Three”

The Fall of Demeter: Part two

TO: Captain William Dubois ( FROM: Commander Paul Reynolds ( SUBJECT: Passenger Head Count DATE: 02 FEB 2235 TIME: 11:06 Earth Time (U.S.) (EST) Sir, The crew conducted the passenger headcount as ordered. Sir, one of that passengers are missing. Robert Cole, passenger #1021 is not in his pod. So, pending further command from you,Continue reading “The Fall of Demeter: Part two”