Rise of the Tellers 19: The Coming of Adam

Hello my name is Tier-ti na-mun. I was asked by my master to come and try to explain to you what happened in 2011 that made everything possible. I am here then to tell you about the coming of Adam. I am here to tell you about how the mind was gathered and mastered. For… Continue reading Rise of the Tellers 19: The Coming of Adam

Rise of the Tellers 18: Acceptance

Sit down we have a lot to do in this chapter and we need to get started now. We are going to start in the Wasteland. I have to show you how eight years after the Battle of Normal Street, Assassin finally found peace. Now it is dark in the Wasteland and there is nothing… Continue reading Rise of the Tellers 18: Acceptance

Rise of the Tellers 16: Eldest

Christmas 2005 and me and Bekah have opened all of our presents before going to her parents’ house and we look around the house. We look at the tree. We look at each other and we can feel it. There is a gaping hole here. Something is missing from our lives. Someone. Not long after,… Continue reading Rise of the Tellers 16: Eldest

Aftermath Guardian’s War 12: A Trip Through Hell

Dungeons and Dragons became a tool. Not right. A path. Again not exactly it. Maybe a blade? Yeah, let’s go with that. Dungeons and Dragons became a blade that I used to lance all my blisters and festering wounds. It was about 2002 when it began to mean something else. It took shape in the… Continue reading Aftermath Guardian’s War 12: A Trip Through Hell

Aftermath Guardian’s War 9: Shade

He shifted out and Siren set a plate of Hamburger Helper in front of him. He looked around and did not know where he was. He looked at the chair he sat on, the bed with the sheets he had slept on for a while, and he saw the TV, the stereo, and the coffee… Continue reading Aftermath Guardian’s War 9: Shade

Aftermath Guardian’s War 1: The Fellow Warrior

Let’s do it again, shall we? There’s final pieces moving into place. We have to look at the aftermath of me losing everything in Guardian’s War. How I rebuilt myself, rebuilt a life, and hacked a path through the heart of darkness. This blog blast will be 19 posts long. It’ll take us from six… Continue reading Aftermath Guardian’s War 1: The Fellow Warrior

The New Girl 20: The One Great Night

Shadow told himself no when Cheech knocked. Cheech was our one truly good friend in Wells. He lived right up the hall and would have done anything for us. He was young. Had graduated high school two years early because he was brilliant. His father was rich and wanted as little to do with him… Continue reading The New Girl 20: The One Great Night

The New Girl 7: Milwaukee Part 1

“We’re going,” Shadow said. “She has school,” Rose spat. “We are leaving after she gets out of school on Friday and will be gone until Sunday night.” “You have work.” “I took off. Asked for the entire weekend and Business gave me the time off without complaint,” Shadow said. “I swear that woman would give… Continue reading The New Girl 7: Milwaukee Part 1

Guardian’s War 13: A Lungful of Smoke

Not asleep. Not awake. It’s after two in the morning. Bekah is asleep, and I crawl out of bed unable to fall into a solid rest. I get to the living room and I let Katherine out of her crate and the two of us sit on the couch. I am petting her. I lay… Continue reading Guardian’s War 13: A Lungful of Smoke

Lost Confessions: The Workshop

— 2008 — This is an awesome story! Have you ever  known beyond your smallest doubt that you were exactly where you were meant to be, or doing the thing you were supposed to be doing? That is the story I am going to tell you now. I wrote a book. It is a decent… Continue reading Lost Confessions: The Workshop