THE KING’S HEIR

They found him lying between the petals of the ornamental pink flower that was the centrepiece of the fountain. A little too much consumed at the masked ball. Nymphs and faeries ruled the gardens that night, dancing in the shadows created by the fireworks. He had been in good humour, blessing all with goodwill, even … Continue reading THE KING’S HEIR

WAR CRIME

Snowflakes glistened, falling through the electric light. A blanket of innocence covering sin. The same as that night in Kabul. The funeral had been mercifully brief. Another of the unit was gone, only I remained. Still no one suspected me. The Military Court said we were innocent. I knew differently. I still see her pleading … Continue reading WAR CRIME