THE HERETIC

The following writings were discovered during renovation work on the keep of Castle Uamhas in the far Western Isles, off the coast of Scotland. It was written on parchment that had been preserved hidden within the stonework of the walls, which have withstood the intolerable climate of those wild islands for more than a thousand … Continue reading THE HERETIC

SHUTTERED

In the end, governments didn't need to ban religion. The numbers attending had dwindled away to almost nothing. It was their arrival that had sparked the crisis of faith. They had laughed at the world and their primitive beliefs. They had shown them the universe beyond the tiny galaxy their Earth inhabited. No God created … Continue reading SHUTTERED

THE GIANT’S JOURNEY

Every year one of the giants made the pilgrimage. This year it was the turn of Eindride. The village came out to see him off. The ritual sacrifice to the Gods was part of the Summer Festival, an offering to ensure their safe protection for another year. Armed with only the clothes he was wearing … Continue reading THE GIANT’S JOURNEY