The road wound like a snake over the treetops. A soft wind blew through the leaves. It was a lonely spot, tranquil and serene. The cars raced in, streaks of red and blue, tires etched black trails into the road, engines roaring and squealing. The trees quivered like frightened children. Eve's foot was pressed to... Continue Reading →

Prisoners of the Silver Screen

A bitter wind whistled past the lonely marquee, stirring the fading posters. Inside, light flickered through the reels, strange shadows stretching between chairs. The reel ticked and whirred. Dust drifted across the ancient film, where black-and-white figures danced in an elegant ball-room, their sixteen-millimeter steps flawless but silent. But among them were a few whose... Continue Reading →


There was a part of him that always wondered if he really had done it on purpose. Maybe he had wanted this, maybe there was a side of him that had smiled at the smell of the smoke and loved the warmth of fire and the texture of the ash. Maybe he'd done it and... Continue Reading →


It was a quiet, out of the way place. McCarthy didn't mind. After everything, he had wanted a place like this, a place where he could be alone. Grey streaks marked where the paint had worn away, subjected to years of wind and rain, and a soft wind rustled the dying grass. Then there came the... Continue Reading →

SPF – Simple

Roaring engines drowned out all else. The cars tore down the dirt track and it was as if a great storm had come, full of barking thunder and great clouds. And the lightning... She could feel the lightning in her: coursing through her mind, through her blood, through her heart, through her soul. It was... Continue Reading →

FFfAW – High Heels

Beautiful as a star-strewn sky, she strode through the room on stiletto heels. They chimed as they struck the tiled floor. Light streamed in from outside, shining through the elaborate wooden patterns and onto the chocolate-colored tiles. Across the room she saw him: handsome, bald, wearing a grey suit. He nodded to her. They both knew... Continue Reading →

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