Lithium – A Sunday Story

Chapter 1 Chapter 2 Chapter 3 Chapter 4 The “bullet” rocketed out of the barrel with impunity. Its target ―high in the sky in direct line of sight of BMG and the elderly gentleman with him. Suddenly, obeying its programming, the “bullet’s” beyond space-age secret technology slowed it to a hover, and expanded its wings.Continue reading “Lithium – A Sunday Story”

The Galactic Conference – A Short Story

“Honey is it me or does the moon look a bit stranger tonight? Last week it was a red heart. Tonight, the heart beams golden hues.” “It’s late, honey come to bed,” replied his wife. “We have a busy day tomorrow, at the urgent galactic conference.” Shrugging his shoulders, he tore himself away from theContinue reading “The Galactic Conference – A Short Story”

Lithium – A Sunday Story

Chapter 1 Chapter 2 Chapter 3 Keeping in the wake of her own shadow, Lithium hunted for information and assistance, in the alleyways of Florence’s underbelly. Despite the apparent dangers, present even in daylight, she considered it a step up from her recent scrape with Sheol’s scythe. Entering a small clothing store tucked in behindContinue reading “Lithium – A Sunday Story”

The Carrot Caper – A Short Story

Twirling around in the courtyard of his hutch complex, Arthur quipped, “where are they?” His ears perking with excitement, he hopped to each of his neighbors’ hutches and enquired, “Have you seen my juicy bunch of carrots? I found them in the courtyard. They were the organic ones.” Each neighbor, in turn, shook their head,Continue reading “The Carrot Caper – A Short Story”

Lithium – A Sunday Story

Chapter 1 Chapter 2 Wincing as she sipped a delectable cup of Ditta Artigianale’s expresso, aptly named “diesel dynamite,” Lithium carefully inventoried the contents of her specially outfitted backpack. Then, she lined her pant pockets with euros, prepaid credit cards, and Goliath’s specially engineered emergency beacon/encrypted cell phone. The rest of the backpack’s contents—she leftContinue reading “Lithium – A Sunday Story”

Lithium – A Sunday Story

Chapter 1 The green patina copper door atop the cathedral roof flew from its hinges, as Arkansas Jade hurled her five-foot ten-inch frame through its threshold. The interior-Alaska-born huntress was evading the machine-gun fire zinging and twanging around her ankles. They were coming up the stairs fast, one flight below. Arkansas Jade aka “Lithium” flungContinue reading “Lithium – A Sunday Story”

The Lost Hat – A Short Story – WDYS #116

“Now where did I put my new hat?” sighed Kayla rummaging through the bushes around her feet. “Mother will be rather cross if I come home without it. I must get home, it will be dark soon.” Desperate, Kayla fretted for a moment, and then an idea came to mind. “Maybe,” thought Kayla to herself,Continue reading “The Lost Hat – A Short Story – WDYS #116”

The Haiku Mystery – Finale – A Sunday Short Story

**A fictional mystery – Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Part 5 Part 6 Part 7 Part 8 Part 9 Part 10 Tapping his dark patent leather boots on the brake pedal, Phoenix waited anxiously for Marlee to join him on their mission of mercy.” Then, he dialed his cell phone, “It’s me.” “Why are you calling me onContinue reading “The Haiku Mystery – Finale – A Sunday Short Story”

The Red Dragon – A Short Story

In a far country on the dark side of Coombe, Queen Optera rose before dawn in her lavishly appointed chamber. She could smell the fresh air as her kingdom’s flag —a red dragon flying home to Valhalla fluttered in the breeze atop her hill. “Are you awake my Queen?” whispered her armor-bearer, and closest ally,Continue reading “The Red Dragon – A Short Story”

Lioness – A Short Story -WDYS #115

I am an ancient lioness before the world was new, hunting and gathering in the shadows of elephants in the Maasai Mara, clawing out a living to keep my children alive. Living day-to-day in a cobblestone-like land, its bricks baked into an oven by an unrelenting sun that remembers the songs of dinosaurs— I dream.Continue reading “Lioness – A Short Story -WDYS #115”