The Abduction: A Novella, Part Two

2 The hangover was bad, but not nearly as rough as a few of the ones Michael had on the inside (That hooch could be brutal). He scraped himself out of bed, went to the sink, looked at his reflection in the mirror. Boy, he thought, you really look like shit. His eyes were bloodshotContinue reading “The Abduction: A Novella, Part Two”

Fall of Demeter: Part Five

TO: Captain William Dubois (wdubois.nau.mil@spaceforce.mil) FROM: Commander Paul Reynolds (Paulreynolds1.mil@spaceforce.mil) SUBJECT: Passenger Head Count DATE: 02 FEB 2235 TIME: 15:18 Earth Time (U.S.) (EST) ***VOICE TO TEXT*** Sir, You know I got your back. But I went ahead and placed explosives along the top of the passenger deck, just in case. I set the timersContinue reading “Fall of Demeter: Part Five”

The Fall of Demeter: Part 4

TO: Commander Paul Reynolds (Paulreynolds1.mil@spaceforce.mil) FROM: Captain William Dubois (wdubois.nau.mil@spaceforce.mil) SUBJECT: Passenger Head Count DATE: 02 FEB 2235 TIME: 15:06 Earth Time (U.S.) (EST) ***VOICE TO TEXT*** That’s a good copy, Commander. But did you say that you have Sergeant Angleton there with you? Like, right now? I just came from Sergeant Angleton’s quarters. There’sContinue reading “The Fall of Demeter: Part 4”

The Fall of Demeter: Part Three

TO: emilydublove101@globalmail.globe FROM: Captain William Dubois (wdubois.nau.mil@spaceforce.mil) 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 (wdubois.nau.mil@spaceforce.mil) FROM: Commander Paul Reynolds (Paulreynolds1.mil@spaceforce.mil) 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”

The Fall of Demeter: Part One

INCIDENT: During the one-year anniversary potluck, Mr. Edwards, the ship’s lead mechanic was reported missing by Commander Reynolds, the maintenance supervisor. Mr. Edwards consumed too much alcohol at the party and, according to Commander Reynolds, became “handsy” with some of the female crew. He was ordered to his quarters and left the engagement without furtherContinue reading “The Fall of Demeter: Part One”

Updates from the Couch: Day 26

An air of unpalatable uneasiness lingers in the air today. Annie feels it. Johnny feels it. I feel it most of all. I’m sure Amber feels it too, but she’s a beast and would never let it show. The final confrontation is dangerously close. I know it is. But It’s the wait that’s killing me.Continue reading “Updates from the Couch: Day 26”

Updates from the Couch: Day 23

Yes, you read that right – day 23. Wait, you may be thinking; what happened to day 22? Well, about that…I needed a day. You know, to decompress. Do a little reading / editing. I’m sure you understand. So, let’s just pretend that yesterday doesn’t exist, shall we? I made peace with the Troll andContinue reading “Updates from the Couch: Day 23”