The Caretaker

Theo Boyer-Whateley wiped his lips. The white linen napkin contrasted with the floral swirls of his paisley shirt. He gave a contented sigh. “Once...

Moving Forward

A knock sounded at the door of the president’s office of the Morgan Mining Company, de facto headquarters of all Morgan operations after last...

Echoes

There was an eerie quiet that held sway over the town below. The smoke from the explosions was still rising, the dust still settling,...

Exeunt Omnes

The sword on Abram’s hip was heavy. For some time now, it had weighed on him. Heavier than the gun in his holster, heavier...

Satiating the Darkness

Nathan Shane and Warren Graves were stocking up on supplies at the general store when all hell broke lose. It started with a series of vibrations, followed...

The Showstopper

Abram Grothe hunched over his desk, trying to drown out the chatter surrounding him. Those who’d made it to the office to hide from...

Showboating

The sky was choked out by thick, oily black smoke, highlighted in brilliant orange by rising flame. All around were the wails of burning...

Aetheric Shockwave Inducer

Snick-CLICK. Elander Boldman ratcheted the lever back as he prepared to obliterate a barrel placed at the far end of Morgan Research Institute’s courtyard. Luke,...

The Last Ride

Pancho Castillo’s stolen horse reared as he let off another shot into the frenzy of motion around him. There was blood on his boots,...

Speaks-With-Earth

Bloodcurdling. That was the only way to describe the screams that tore through the dusty air of Gomorra. They unnerved even the most resolute warrior,...