Yet another project I know I won’t finish. But I want to see how this plays out. The plan is to give two possible paths at the end of each ‘chapter’ and allow you the reader (or readers if there’s actually more than one of you) to choose what the character does. I will then, […]

I had dreamed of this moment for so long. The person I had spent most of my adult life fawning over, the most beautiful woman I had ever laid eyes on. She lay naked before me, real, in the flesh. No longer would I have to rely on my imagination, and those stolen glimpses through […]

“I bet you haven’t seen one of these before.” Vic blinked, a disinterested look on his face. “A gun? Yes, I’ve seen a gun.” “Well I bet you’ve never fired one,” the thug sneered. “Never needed to,” Vic replied flatly, giving his nose a scratch. He let out a yawn, clearly not at all bothered […]

“Hey! Haven’t seen you around for a while.” “Yeah, I had a little trip.” “Did you go anywhere nice?” “No. Just the hospital.” “While on holiday?” “Holiday? No, I mean I had a fall…” “Oh.” “Oh.”   #AwkwardConversations #AmBored

Previously: Part 5 All chapters Part 6 Faith. The one thing I had always lacked. In people, in a God, in myself. I needed now to have faith in that which I had dismissed as my imagination, and ultimately all but forgotten. Faith in the very thing that haunted the first ten years of my […]

“This place feels familiar.” I looked around the forest clearing. “Oh, good.” The relief in Violet’s voice was noticeable. “I was afraid you wouldn’t remember it.” I cocked my head to one side. “Have we been here before?” She gave me a look I was far too used to seeing. That look which says ‘you’re […]

Previously: Part 4 All chapters Part 5 “There’s a storm coming, Jack!” I was brought back to wakefulness by a familiar voice and hand on my shoulder, shaking me hard. My eyes opened to the sight of black clouds rolling in. Father Michael stood over me, looking concerned. It was getting dark. “Father? What time […]

“I was aware that she was using me, right from the start. I hated that feeling, knowing I was nothing but a pawn to her. But she was my Queen and I would have done anything for her. I would have laid down my life in an instant had she asked me to. But sadly […]

Previously: Part 3 All chapters Part 4 My heart stopped. Or at the very least it skipped a beat. “You mean…” “They are real, Jack,” the father nodded. He placed what was probably supposed to be a comforting hand on my shoulder, but I couldn’t feel it. I had gone numb. “And I am sorry […]