Category Archives: Fantasy

Squad action

“We’re going to need more men on this!” “Sir! Yes, sir!” The one that had spoken peeled away from the column and headed back to base, double time. The rest of them continued to reconnoitre. That boy will go far, … Continue reading

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Get my eBook for FREE, Towel Day 2020

Grab your towel, froods! Although it has nothing at all to do with The Hitchhiker’s Guide… On 25May2020* my eBook is available totally FREE! Just click on this link right here to get it. If you don’t have a Kindle, … Continue reading

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Round trip

The old man in the shop in Turkey assured me that this camera was the best that money could buy. “It literally transports you back to where you were when the picture was taken,” he said to me, as I … Continue reading

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Topsy-turvy

It was only the fourth time we’d tried using the interdimensional portal. The other three times had revealed views of barren landscapes. This one was completely different. We’d hit the jackpot this time; the visiscreen displayed what was clearly a … Continue reading

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Arrival – #writephoto

There was something very odd about the light. The dual shadows should have clued me in: one stretched out in front of me — and one behind. I looked up into the mists that surrounded me, to see that there … Continue reading

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The nightmare

The huge, bizarre creature atop the podium glared at me with its single eye. The several protuberances emanating from its body coiled and twirled ceaselessly. The smell, strongly reminiscent of rotten meat and — of all things — lemons, was … Continue reading

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Visitation

They had come at night, that one time. It was a still night; not a breath of wind, yet there had been a zephyr-like sound, a series of popping noises, and then they were simply there. Naturally, I’d been a … Continue reading

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Riverside rest

Every year, without fail, they return to the same spot; the place where they met. They have no need to speak. Many words have been exchanged in the past. Most were pleasant, some were banal, a few were heated. Now, … Continue reading

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Do you know where your towel is?

Calling all hoopy froods: it is (at the time of writing) 42 days until Towel Day! Towel Day is celebrated every year on 25 May as a tribute to the late author Douglas Adams. On this day, fans openly carry … Continue reading

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Can anything good come from a betrayal?

Starcraft is an awesome game. But more than that, it’s a love story; one that begins with a betrayal. Sarah Kerrigan has worked hard to further the aims of Arcturus Mengsk, the Emperor of the Terran Dominion. But for some … Continue reading

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