The Round Table 22: Savior

Friday was release day for a book I wrote called Beacon, book one of the Nation of Five series. The book is about young men and an impossible task they set before themselves. Well, I know a lot about impossible tasks. I’m a DID survivor who suffers from hallucinations. I have bipolar and Non-24-Hour Sleep-Wake Disorder. Getting… Continue reading The Round Table 22: Savior

The Round Table 18: Kraken

Friday was release day for a book I wrote called Beacon, book one of the Nation of Five series. The book is about young men and an impossible task they set before themselves. Well, I know a lot about impossible tasks. I’m a DID survivor who suffers from hallucinations. I have bipolar and Non-24-Hour Sleep-Wake Disorder. Getting… Continue reading The Round Table 18: Kraken

In the Name of the Father 20: Guardian

As Guardian walks the desert, he feels the sun. He is hungry and he drops the bottle of Fighting Cock in his hand. It lands tip down and in moments, all the bourbon has drained into the sand. He stumbles on sobbing. In the distance he sees an object and turns his feet in that… Continue reading In the Name of the Father 20: Guardian

In the Name of the Father 17: The Aftermath of Normal Street

Have you ever known you were in the right place at the right time? That everything in your life had brought you to this one event? That no one could have done what you were doing right then? Guardian knows how that feels. When your life comes to a head and all of it matters,… Continue reading In the Name of the Father 17: The Aftermath of Normal Street

Rise of the Tellers 14: Wedding, Part 2

I woke up at about one and she hit me right away. “I want all the bridesmaids to wear white!” Bekah said. I sat up. This was my favorite way to wake up. She had started doing this almost instantly when we had gotten engaged but as we got closer to time it picked up… Continue reading Rise of the Tellers 14: Wedding, Part 2

Rise of the Tellers 9: Please

My birthday was one day off of Grasp’s. Every time I had a party or celebrated at all I thought of him all day. So to break this problem wide open I decided to celebrate my half birthday. My birthday would come and go unmentioned but when the half birthday came around we would go… Continue reading Rise of the Tellers 9: Please

Aftermath Guardian’s War 19 / Rise of the Tellers 1: Morning

Bekah pulled up to my apartment, and I was waiting outside in the February night for her. I climbed into her car and closed the door. “You are my life,” I said. “I want nothing but you for the rest of my life.” Bekah stepped on the gas and eased around the parking lot. “I… Continue reading Aftermath Guardian’s War 19 / Rise of the Tellers 1: Morning

Aftermath Guardian’s War 11: The Call

When Mumble and Horrid moved to Springfield, I used to go to their house about once a week. On the way to their house was a structure of madness. The drive took you through a few bad neighborhoods and through one, not so bad, where a collection of big old houses lined up proud and… Continue reading Aftermath Guardian’s War 11: The Call

Aftermath New Girl 16 / Guardian’s War 1: Denver

That Christmas we went to her parents’ house in Virginia. Her mother greeted me at the door and pulled me into a tight embrace. Said it was good to see me. Beckoned me to come inside, where I found Bliss, who ran to me and gave me a great big hug. She said how she… Continue reading Aftermath New Girl 16 / Guardian’s War 1: Denver

Aftermath New Girl 15: Giving Them Away

I guess I have to back up to when Mumble and Rose divorced before I can really give them away to their new spouses. Let’s start with Mumble and get Horrid out of the way. Rose and Honed is a little easier to swallow. First the shit. Mumble wanted to run something past me, and… Continue reading Aftermath New Girl 15: Giving Them Away