Darkness covers the earth. The Sun, though still in its position in the solar system, has not been able to perform one of its most vital functions; to give light. It has turned dark, and this, amongst other things has made manifest the wicked dwellers of the darkest part of the underworld.
“Back on Earth my dad was an engineer on a Navy Ship and wanted me to join the RAN. I said I don’t want my bed moving under me unless it’s me and my partner makin’ it move. So I joined the Air Force so I can fly during the day and sleep on land every night. So where do...
Dismissive Avoidant in Love: How Understanding the Four Main Styles of Attachment Can Impact Your Relationship
We all want happy, healthy relationships, but are you willing to take responsibility for unhealthy attachments you’ve created and make the necessary changes that will foster an unselfish and loving relationship? If your relationship is falling apart and you’re not sure why, you’re not alone. More people are starting to identify the negative attachments that were developed during childhood and...
How far will you go to keep a secret? James Buxton is summoned to his publicist office. He’s not brave enough to tell her he’s suffering from writer’s block. She tells him to write a romance novel. At first he refuses, explaining he writes crime. She walks over, gives him a seductive kiss then says go write me a romance...
They came in the night breaking and smashing. I heard my ma put up a fight, but then came the shot and I heard her body hit the floor of our old cabin. Now I was crouched under the old foot bridge, the water although still ice cold from winter melt higher up in the mountains couldn’t compare to the...
The first in the series of Ellie Caitlin books. Ellie creates the neutrino engine, which makes time travel possible. On its maiden flight, The Pegasus is unexpectedly launched seven years into the future. Ellie has only 48 hours to save the Earth. Can she save mankind?
If you’re a mother raising a daughter, you know how difficult things can become seemingly overnight. Holding on too tight or not tight enough can make for one tense rollercoaster ride that can be fatal in maintaining a healthy relationship. Such was the story of Emma and her mother’s relationship that, over time, ceased to exist, but only in her...
“The aliens killed half my company including my commander at Southport. It’s time to pay them back in full.” - Captain Eva Zhang, CO, Tiger Company, 3rd Battalion, Colonial Rangers, New Hope Colony, Tau Ceti 4, China “It’s been more than two weeks since we got shot down and landed in this valley and finally we get to use the...
Ernie’s long night is a bout a man who is the lighthouse keeper at Australia’s notorious Cape Shank. His wife had died in a storm years back and as he waits for the day when he will see her again Ernie remembers her and the storm that forced them apart.
Daniel and Adina were on the run. The Nazis had invaded France and were rounding up Jews. Their only hope for escape was to get to Switzerland a neutral country. They were young, inexperienced, and Jewish. Each step was filled with uncertainty and danger. Will they escape the brutality of the Germans or will they become another figure in time?
On his return journey from a business meeting, Alan Reed finds himself stranded at the roadside. Seeking refuge for the night, he finds himself being chased by a fierce predator. After fleeing to the safety of a guest house, he becomes trapped inside of the house all alone. Upon exploring the rooms of the house, he soon realises that the...
If you ever wanted to convince someone to stop smoking, read this short story. Be careful who you offer a cigarette to. This story is based on fact. Names have been changed to protect the reader.