THE ENEMY WITHIN

The castle was his fortress, protecting him from the dangers that surrounded him. Water around three sides made attack impossible, and the narrow drawbridge that joined it to the mainland was impregnable. No one had been able to storm these solid defences for years. But inside the castle there existed a powerful enemy, one that … Continue reading THE ENEMY WITHIN

LIFESPAN

The span of their lives ran together. Born within minutes of each other in the same city, they attended different schools separated by only one block, divided more by religious difference than geography. They found each other through mutual friends in their teenage years, growing closer with every trip to the park, visit to the … Continue reading LIFESPAN

AN OPEN RELATIONSHIP

'We should establish boundaries, thresholds. And have a safe word.' 'Sure, what like?' 'Love?' 'Okay, 'love' it is. Should we use our real names or different ones?' 'Different ones, you choose mine.' 'Lucy?' 'Okay, and for you, Lorenzo.' 'Lorenzo? Really?' 'I thought you wanted me to be in charge?' 'Lorenzo it is. Anything else?' 'You … Continue reading AN OPEN RELATIONSHIP