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Potatoes – The anthology – My attempt


Fringe Works, those brilliant people who accepted my Grimm & Grimmer Tale,¬†Death’s Messengers, have put a call out for another anthology. This one is to do with Potatoes. The stories don’t have to be¬†about potatoes (although they might be), but they do have to feature potatoes. So, after a weekend at the Sci-Fi Weekender with … Continue reading

Valkyrie Quebec five-niner – Mayday


“Mayday, mayday, mayday. This is Valkyrie Quebec five-niner, fifth brigade, Devil’s Own. Total engine loss, we’re going down. Mayday, mayday, mayday.” lieutenant Neeson Mail desperately tried to coax the engines back to life. “Engines’re fugged to hell and back. Shrapnel’s destroyed them!” Flight-sergeant Welch, Mail’s co-pilot was just as desperately trying to keep their ship … Continue reading

iPod Short – Blaise Maximillian & the Black Marketeer


Being hit hurts. That’s the whole point of hitting you hit someone to hurt them and stop them hurting you back. There are a number of things that you can do when being hit in the face. The first is to give in to the pain. Being hit hurts, even the biggest and toughest of … Continue reading

iPod short – Blaise Maximillian and the trench


Trench warfare is one of the dirtiest forms there are. First off, you have men living in what are basically open holes or buried holes in the ground. Add water to that mix and the men are constantly having to put up with mud. If you add shit and piss from latrines, and men who … Continue reading

iPod short – Blaise Maximillian and the sniper


The noise a bullet makes when passing through the air is like that of a bee, an angry bee with a sting that can ruin your day. A high velocity bullet, can quite often crack past you, like a whip flicking your ear. Whether you hear a buzz or a crack, the end result is … Continue reading

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