The Last Text Message

You can call me a pessimist if you like. I won’t blame you. If I’m still around to place any blame that is. These will probably be the last words I write for a number of reasons. Firstly because I don’t much paper to write on and there’s no way on Earth I’m going outside…

Honesty Box

“Lies are the devils way of tormenting the soul.” That’s what my Gram used to say. “You keep spinning that web of lies and sooner or later it’ll wrap itself around your spirit and bleed you raw until you cry from the pain.” When I was a lad I thought it was just an old…

That Day

“Are we safe here?” “No where’s safe these days.” “I don’t mean to question but–” “Then don’t.” “Sorry. Have you been here long?” “Weeks.” “I barely stay put more than a few days. They seem to know where you are after a while don’t they?” “Depends if you’re smart about it.” “I must be dumb…

Darkfire Sunrise

Salvation. “The angels are coming to save me!” Rose pressed her hands to the glass and wept. She needed to beckon the angels to their sanctuary so they could save her. After weeks of torment, locked away in a strange place, she longed for a sign it was all over and she could be absolved…