Magma, Chapter 8 – A Sunday Story

Introduction Chapter 1 Chapter 2 Chapter 3 Chapter 4 Chapter 5 Chapter 6 Chapter 7 Chapter 8 Meanwhile at a secluded hillside in the Yagur community in Haifa… Like a bronze-backed tree snake, lunging for the next branch upon which to slither, Lady Cat drummed her well-manicured fingernails on the Louis XIV desk in herContinue reading “Magma, Chapter 8 – A Sunday Story”

Magma, Chapter 7 – A Sunday Story

Introduction Chapter 1 Chapter 2 Chapter 3 Chapter 4 Chapter 5 Chapter 6 Chapter 7 Meanwhile hours earlier in Malta… Following his call in the elevator, to his long-time mistress, Lady Cat (“Neshema“), Mr. Goldman set out on his real mission. Turning on the tracking app on his phone Mr. Goldman was now able toContinue reading “Magma, Chapter 7 – A Sunday Story”

Magma, Chapter 6 – A Sunday Story

Introduction Chapter 1 Chapter 2 Chapter 3 Chapter 4 Chapter 5 “Turn back and seek the safety of the shore; tempt not the deep, lest, losing unawares me and yourselves, you come to port no more.”― Dante Alighieri, Inferno *** Chapter 6 Venomiss froze. She sensed the sniper’s scope. Somewhere close by, an invisible chord had latchedContinue reading “Magma, Chapter 6 – A Sunday Story”

Magma, Chapter 5 – A Sunday Story

Introduction Chapter 1 Chapter 2 Chapter 3 Chapter 4 “Only a true best friend can protect you from your immortal enemies.”― Richelle Mead *** Chapter 5 Venomiss (Lady Atherton) opened the bathroom door to a scene of destruction. None of the hotel suite’s costly furnishings stood on their legs. Shielding Mr. Goldman, Venomiss yelled as sheContinue reading “Magma, Chapter 5 – A Sunday Story”

Magma, Chapter 4 – A Sunday Story

Introduction Chapter 1 Chapter 2 Chapter 3 Chapter 4 Venomous and Mr. Zero guided Mr. Goldman gently to the plush settee inside the hotel suite. The reinforced armor plates hidden in the settee’s Egyptian upholstery were no accident. It was the safest place to attend to Mr. Goldman’s gunshot wound. “I uh…am so sorry LadyContinue reading “Magma, Chapter 4 – A Sunday Story”

Magma, Chapter 3 – A Sunday Story

Introduction Chapter 1 Chapter 2 “Into this wild AbyssThe womb of Nature, and perhaps her grave–Of neither sea, nor shore, nor air, nor fire,But all these in their pregnant causes mixedConfusedly… ”― John Milton, Paradise Lost **** Chapter 3 A few short minutes earlier… In the lobby of the hotel where Venomiss had been sequestered,Continue reading “Magma, Chapter 3 – A Sunday Story”

Magma, Chapter 2 – A Sunday Story

Introduction Chapter 1 Chapter 2 In the last days, the penultimate warning sign of the World’s pending doom, according to the Scriptures, will be the arrival of the four horsemen of the apocalypse. It has been said that the steeds dispensed for the horsemen’s earthly sojourn will be: one white horse, one red horse, one darkContinue reading “Magma, Chapter 2 – A Sunday Story”

Magma, Chapter 1 – A Sunday Story

Introduction Chapter 1 “Things are not always as they seem; the first appearance deceives many.”—Phaedrus **** And in the process of time, Venomiss surfaced. The warm Mediterranean Sea had been welcomed refreshment. Yet, its choppy current pressed her on towards the shore with some urgency; as if somehow, the sea sensed the runaway train ofContinue reading “Magma, Chapter 1 – A Sunday Story”

Magma – A Sunday Story

Introduction “Of course, the entire planet Earth consists of magma under us, and only the very inner-core is different.” – Werner Herzog **** She had kept her eyes closed but Venomiss lay in bed, wide awake. Or was she? The heartwarming Malta sun beamed in streams of summer into her one-room house perched on theContinue reading “Magma – A Sunday Story”

The Hidden – Finale – A Sunday Short Story

**A fictional tale Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Part 5 ** The pilot of the rescue floatplane circling the edge of the lake to the island where Willia, Vertical and Baroness were pinned down, could not find a place to land in the dark gloaming of the evening. He radioed back toContinue reading “The Hidden – Finale – A Sunday Short Story”