THE GATES OF HELL (via CHARLTON)

'You're sure this is the right place?' Norman looked at the grey concrete  structure. 'It's just so very, well, ordinary.' 'What were you expecting?' the sprite asked. 'Perhaps a swirling vortex of doom, or an army of raging demons. At the very least a ferryman with a boat.' 'You read too much fiction,' the sprite … Continue reading THE GATES OF HELL (via CHARLTON)

DEAL WITH THE DEVIL

The piglet squealed in the sack as Harald threw it to the ground. It landed on the unmarked grave of his former rival. The familiar rustle approached. The huge snake slithered across the ground towards him. 'This is the last I have,' Harald said, pointing to the piglet. The snake reared up and looked Harald … Continue reading DEAL WITH THE DEVIL