We Were Here First!

As far as we are aware, there was no one here before us. We’ve been here since the 70’s, and now, these "others" want to come up here? Well, I think they ought to ask us permission first! We’ve been feeding them information about this place, we’ve been doing so much for them and the …

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Waking Up

Clarissa woke up and didn’t know where she was, or in whose bed she had woken up in. She remembered falling asleep in her own bed after a few glasses of wine while watching the season finale of Grey’s Anatomy. It was a particularly tough episode to watch, as most of the finales of that …

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Multitudinous Seas Incarnadine

Macbeth: Whence is that knocking? How is’t with me when every noise appalls me? What hands are here? Hah! They pluck- [cough] [The actor staggers around, seemingly forgotten his lines; he covers his mouth and coughs, and then he seems to come back to it; once back, he continues] -out mine eyes. Will all great …

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First Steps

(This was  published in my university magazine. I don't like that my name has been printed there, but then again, who really reads the university magazines?) First Steps First steps are the hardest, especially when it’s on a completely new planet; it’s even worse when you’ve never known any kind of real gravity outside the …

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Death, Interrupted.

(Disclaimer: I started writing only very recently, so, umm, yeah. These are something I like to call Postcard Stories, stories that can, in theory, fit on a postcard. It was inspired by a short story by Arthur C. Clarke, and his introduction to that same story. But, in what I've written, I don't think I …

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