So it was a crazy weekend around here. And I mades some progress in editing, but not much. I also had a post I started to draft on Walter White and Frank Underwood, but life doesn't much care for my plans. In place of any other update, here's a snippet from an older work. “Higher.… Continue reading Snippet in place of an update
"Ray Morgan was driving too fast on the icy road when he died for the first time."
blast tore through the fighter. Alarms wailed to life. The master-systems monitor lit up red on almost all of the plane’s systems. Smoke poured from the instrument panel. Max lost the feeling of Sally’s presence in the helmet. “Sally?” No response. “Sally?!” <Critical damage, Max. Targeting systems offline, avionics offline, structural integrity failing. Damage to… Continue reading Snippet: Live with your past
“Father sent me to help you.” Her mother straightened up, putting her hands on her back. “Were you pestering him again?” “No.” “Come stack the plates, please, Mayna.” “Yes, mother.” Mayna took the plates her mother had finished with and stacked them on the shelves. At seven she was already taller than most of the… Continue reading Snippet: Our Kind
For context, this comes from the opening of a bit of fan fiction based on Mass Effect 3. If you haven't played it won't mean much. Liara felt a flood of cold run through her body. The shock took a moment to process, but then realization came; her connection with Shepard was gone, leaving… Continue reading Snippet: Loss
Atriad walked into his brother from behind before realizing the other had come to a stop. His brother, who stood a head taller and much broader, barely noticed. “Jorus, what’d you stop for?” Atriad asked, unable to see beyond his brother. Jorus took Atriad, a small, gangly boy by the shoulder and held him. “Look,”… Continue reading Snippet: Procession
“Wake up.” Mayna opened her eyes to see her father standing over her. It was still dark and she could just mark his outline, against the dark room. She made an incoherent noise that he took to be a question. “We begin your training now.” She changed quickly into the tunic and loose breeches he… Continue reading Snippet: Training