'Do you know the closest living relative of the dinosaur is?' Margarita sighed as little Nino stumbled through his favourite fact, delivered with glee every morning when they collected the eggs. 'No, what is it?' she played along. 'The chicken!' The boy laughed and started chasing after the group of hens in the yard, roaring … Continue reading ATTACK OF THE KILLER CHICKENS
Life had been a disaster since he found the pot of gold. His wife had found out about his new found wealth, so he'd had to kill her. He didn't trust the kids anymore, the murderous little bastards were looking to inherit, so he'd cut them off. The yacht and the supercar had been fun … Continue reading WRONG END OF THE RAINBOW
Shutters down, windows boarded up, phone disconnected. Four months since the lockdown began, enough food and toilet paper for another year. Tap, tap, tap. What is it? She won't risk finding out. Until then, she will stay in the basement. *** Agnes knocked on the door again. 'Let's go,' said Archie. 'It's been two weeks, … Continue reading LOCKDOWN
'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!
The man sat by the frozen river. The ground was covered in frost, the sky was clear and the air crisp. Covered only by a thin sheet, the cold did not seem to penetrate his skin. He did not shiver or rub heat into his limbs, he only sat in perfect stillness and solitude. The … Continue reading THE WATCHER