'The ship, Sir, she's listing badly!' 'Thank you, Lieutenant!' As if he needed to be told, as he tried to maintain his balance. Damn that reef, and that fool of a helmsman. 'She's still taking on water, Sir, they can't stem the flow. Should we abandon ship, Sir?' They both knew what it meant for … Continue reading WRECKED
Two new hips and knees. A hair transplant. New skin. A bionic liver. A new kidney. My third heart. I went through the list in my head. Immortality came at a cost. There wasn't much of my original body left, the one I was born with. But looked the same as I did when I … Continue reading PARADOX
It doesn't seem that long ago. The place hasn't changed, but you have. We used to come here as a family and you ran around the cobbled street and dashed in and out of the old shops and took a trip on the old trams and we had lunch in the cafe and watched the … Continue reading WHERE DOES THE TIME GO?
The sun broke through the clouds. Another day at sea ahead. By tomorrow they would have reached port at Smuggler's Cove. The Captain had promised shore leave of a week. He planned to spend most of it in the tavern in the centre of town. They each had a few gold crowns to spend, the … Continue reading SHIMMER ON THE SEA
The view was bleak, much like his future. The waves rolled along, grey with white crests, unrelenting, unremitting. His stomach had finally settled down after two days of sickness. What did he care about these countries over the ocean? They could bomb themselves into oblivion for all he cared. The rain battered the window, but … Continue reading STORM WINDOW