Short stories

The Fall Of An Empire

"How quickly an empire can fall." "I... I don't understand what went wrong." "You allowed greed and complacency to get the better of you. Rookie mistake." "But-" "Buy cheap, build fast. I told you that's the way to do it." "Whatever. Monopoly's a stupid game, anyway."   Response to the Word of the Day Challenge… Continue reading The Fall Of An Empire

Short stories

Dea Ignis – vss

England, circa. 1660 AD Hundreds gathered in the square, surrounding the pyre, cheering loudly. Two priests stood by the pile of wood, bibles in hands. A woman, young in years, was dragged roughly along the ground by half a dozen guards, towards the pyre. She was dressed in a white gown, though muddied and torn;… Continue reading Dea Ignis – vss

Short stories

State of Anarchy

It's three years since the Uprising; a global revolution that triggered the total collapse of governments and monarchies worldwide, plunging the world into an anarchistic darkness. Very few serving leaders survived. The rich were dragged from their homes and stripped of all they owned, including the clothes on their back. Armies defied their leaders, refusing… Continue reading State of Anarchy