Dodging Death Pt. 4

Tom and Larry pulled Frank to a seated position in front of the table Dave was on. Kevin handed Larry a bottle of water, which Frank drank from. The men were quiet. Frank rubbed his knee, which was the first point of impact on his fall.  “That’ll hurt tomorrow,” he whispered, “sorry to do that,Continue reading “Dodging Death Pt. 4”

Dodging Death Pt. 3

Frank exited the police department an hour later. Chief Dobbin offered some time off. Frank declined, requesting to continue his current caseload. He was especially concerned with a recent murder that happened in the water plant. Earl Kelley was the last operator at the plant two weeks ago. He was found decapitated the next dayContinue reading “Dodging Death Pt. 3”

Dodging Death Pt. 1

The autumn wind ripped down the Main Street of Fishbanks, Maine. Like most New England towns, it was composed of a centralized downtown street surrounded by residential areas. Its Common, known as “Fish Park” had gradually lost its beauty to the gangs of middle school punks. Founded in 1786, following the Revolutionary War, Fishbanks madeContinue reading “Dodging Death Pt. 1”

A tid bit from a work in process

Prologue: I like drawing maps. In particular, military maps. I like studying how battles were fought. So, I began drawing several iterations of a fictional conflict between two neighboring states. As the drawings progressed, I decided to paint the region as well. This led to the development of the government, culture, and geographical features. EnterContinue reading “A tid bit from a work in process”

Relatable Scenes: Mechanic’s Shop

The clerk typed away at what looked like an old Dell keyboard. Her laptop sat perpendicular to the monitor she was watching. Periodically, she’d glance down at her calendar and yellow notepad. The notepad was nearing the end of its life expectancy with only two or three pages remaining until the cardboard on the bottom.Continue reading “Relatable Scenes: Mechanic’s Shop”

Christianity’s Easter Egg

Just south of E80 in Istanbul, hidden beneath Küçükçekmece Lake, and away from the hub of the city, there’s a cave. The entrance is blocked by boulders and kept under observation by obedient servants. In the ComSub, Ahmet carefully navigates the lake’s floor. A grizzly man of forty with equally grizzly stubble, Ahmet has usedContinue reading “Christianity’s Easter Egg”

The Last Party Pt. 2

From Chapter One… The six core members of Denver Association entered the underground complex and laid claim to the rooms designated to them. Leo called for a meeting at 2:30pm. They met in the complex’s kitchen. Leo, Barbara, Tim, and Wes stood around a marble island. Charles and Rachel sat on stools nearby. They sharedContinue reading “The Last Party Pt. 2”