Navigator, Chapter 17 – A Sunday Story

Chapter 17 “Well, that’s settled then, off you go Navigator (Isabella).” Said the twenty-eight men dressed in freshly pressed embroidered suits around the acacia wood boardroom table in Shangri-la. Metty (Methuselah, Isabella’s guardian angel) tried to speak but his voice was silenced by someone unseen. Then suddenly, before Isabella could ask for details of theContinue reading “Navigator, Chapter 17 – A Sunday Story”

Nitric Nik – A Short Story

Ova Cher rushes into the kitchen. She looks both ways nervously. She sighs in relief. On tiptoes, she opens the back door to let him in. “Do you have it? I got the other equipment. Hurry up!” “Sorry, I am going as fast as I can.” Ruddie, who prefers his more exciting alias Nitric Nik,Continue reading “Nitric Nik – A Short Story”

The Templar Stone – Chapter 3 – A Sunday Story

***A very fictional tale*** Introduction Chapter 1 Chapter 2 Chapter 3 The navy blue Jeep Grand Cherokee catapulted careening violently sideways in the air much like a soccer ball in a free kick. Metal and plastics separated from the beleaguered truck, spewing shrapnel 360 degrees across the hospital parking lot. Isabella ducked with a swiftContinue reading “The Templar Stone – Chapter 3 – A Sunday Story”

The Templar Stone – Chapter 2 – A Sunday Story

***A very fictional tale*** Introduction Chapter 1 Chapter 2 Later that afternoon, back parking lot – Hospital da Ordem’s, Trindade, Portugal… Closing the hospital building’s back exit door with a loud click and fighting back the grief rising in her soul, Isabella thought of her late grandmother Clemora. Her sorrow made her slow mournful ploddingContinue reading “The Templar Stone – Chapter 2 – A Sunday Story”

The Templar Stone – Chapter 1 – A Sunday Story

***A very fictional tale*** Introduction Chapter 1 “Stand back, please, give her some air!” Commanded Officer Petralze (also known as Screen to his coworkers at Portugal’s National Police – GNR). His right arm outstretched in a crowd control stance, and while not taking his eyes of concern from Isabella’s unconscious body in a heap onContinue reading “The Templar Stone – Chapter 1 – A Sunday Story”

The Templar Stone – Introduction – A Sunday Story

***A very fictional tale*** Introduction During the night of October 15, 1307, twelve nuns of a secret order in Marseille, France escaped the persecution and fate that was about to befall their already arrested brothers in arms, The Knights Templar. Under cover of darkness, these twelve young women removed their habits and their Templar robesContinue reading “The Templar Stone – Introduction – A Sunday Story”

The Tailors – Chapter 8 (Finale) – A Sunday Story

Introduction Chapter 1 Chapter 2 Chapter 3 Chapter 4 Chapter 5 Chapter 6 Chapter 7 Chapter 8 [Eight o’clock in the morning, mid-city London in the master bedroom of The Grandamme II. Nella is laying prone on the settee at the foot of her sister Triaca’s four-poster bed. Nella continues her pretense of being paralyzedContinue reading “The Tailors – Chapter 8 (Finale) – A Sunday Story”

The Tailors – Chapter 7 – A Sunday Story

Introduction Chapter 1 Chapter 2 Chapter 3 Chapter 4 Chapter 5 Chapter 6 Chapter 7 As Nella continued to hear the hyena-like whooping of the drilling instrument, The fake Earl used to attempt to penetrate the armor around her skull, she could at the same time feel the nanobots in her armor’s fabric busy atContinue reading “The Tailors – Chapter 7 – A Sunday Story”

The Tailors – Chapter 6 – A Sunday Story

Introduction Chapter 1 Chapter 2 Chapter 3 Chapter 4 Chapter 5 Chapter 6 The Cutlass‘ two small missiles responded like Zeus tossing lightning bolts. The explosion demolished a large section of the concrete layer of the columns. Large chards of concrete spewed outward and spiraled to the lawn exposing the rebar modifications Nella had arrangedContinue reading “The Tailors – Chapter 6 – A Sunday Story”

The Tailors – Chapter 5 – A Sunday Story

Introduction Chapter 1 Chapter 2 Chapter 3 Chapter 4 Chapter 5 Six months later—Nella, Rooftop, and Rigger, now living at The Grandamme II hastily vacated by Triaca (Nella’s sister)… “Okay on the count of three,” said Rooftop. “One…” And with that said, Rooftop jabbed the syringe into Nella’s neck at the precise position required andContinue reading “The Tailors – Chapter 5 – A Sunday Story”