'There it is! The portal! We are saved!' 'It's not a portal, it's a gap in the clouds.' 'We haven't seen a gap in the clouds for three years. It must be a sign from above!' 'From who exactly?' 'Why, from our saviour of course. Don't you believe?!' 'After the plagues, the earthquakes, the drought, … Continue reading HEAVENS ABOVE!
Christenson fell to his knees, his hands raised to the skies, his face a scream of agony. 'Show yourself!' he cried. Outside the storm tore at the earth. Debris battered against the protective dome. Trees, buildings, animals - all tossed asunder. Inside the palm trees were still, the climate pleasant. Only the constant howling noise … Continue reading END TIMES
The water rolled in. She could see nothing on the horizon, just the deep blue water. This was it - the last small remaining piece of land was slowly being swallowed. The ships were ready to launch, floating cities that they hoped would sustain them. For how long, no one could guess. The hope was … Continue reading RECLAMATION
They set off at first light. No sign of the enemy. Peters took the front of the stretcher, Henderson the rear. Felix lay unconscious, each step across the uneven, barren landscape making his head roll from side to side. Henderson reckoned it was a hundred miles back to the demilitarised zone - at their laboured … Continue reading TAKE ONLY WHAT YOU NEED
I like to sit up here and watch the dawn. That first flicker, the unsteady fragile glint of sunlight peaking over the horizon. It means that a hundred and fifty million kilometres away, the searing ball of gas is still glowing, emanating warmth and light towards us. One day someone may sit in my place … Continue reading A GLIMMER IN THE DARKNESS