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”

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”

Dialogue Only

“Tom, did you seriously go behind my back and host another party?” “Listen, Eric, I did it for you.” “You did it for me? That’s funny. Ha!” “Why are you being such a dick about it, man?” “Because this time we got busted. We aren’t supposed to get busted, just fit in more.” “I’m sorry,Continue reading “Dialogue Only”