Of course, not all waters were this treacherous, but here, just off the Cliffs of Delphine, the waves crashed against an ever-eroding wall of precariously perched rocks and boulders. And, it was here, Marla’s life would be forever changed...
The river was low thanks to a month-long drought in the area. Its rocky, muddy shores, exposed to the heat of the sun, were hard-baked into brick-like slopes which crumbled under the slightest pressure. We were here to camp for the weekend, and I, for one, was looking forward to relaxing in the cool, soft… Continue reading Something in the Satine
The sage-scented breeze had a lemony undertone, leading Cassiel to an overgrown glade, saturated with herbs and citrus plants. There, amongst the ferns and leaves, lies her young daughter, cocooned in the fronds of the Earth.
Stacy Greenman knew a lot.
All across Earth, select people are being watched. The ‘Watchers’ are advanced spiritual beings, their only purpose, to cultivate enlightened souls. Each Watcher is assigned to an Earthling who has shown promising skills or intellect during various ethical situations. Once accepted as a promising recruit, these Earthlings are referred to as ‘Sparks’, they being the… Continue reading The Watchers
“Another word, and you’ll go in the drink!” The man’s thick, Irish accent rasped between chapped, spittling lips. Red-faced, he continued shouting, “C’mon, then, lass! Just try me! Give me the emerald,” he demanded, “and I’ll let you live.” “Think I’ll keep it,” I smirked, backing up the edge of the boat. I tossed the… Continue reading The Emerald of Creation
Rose-colored curtains fluttered in the breeze. The open window faced a bright green lawn, split by a curved, stone walkway. The path led up to the front porch, where a mahogany double-door gleamed in the early morning light. Lying there, in the grass near the door, was a woman. She looked to be sleeping peacefully,… Continue reading Hekate’s 9th Key
Oracle Owl had many visitors. Even the mice and voles came to her with their many questions. There was one creature, however, who doubted her powers. A crow by the name of Eugene constantly disputed her claims. One way or another, she’d eventually be proven right, but that never seemed to bother the old, crotchety… Continue reading Oracle Owl
This was no rogue current. I knew its destination, nearly as well as I knew the world above was doomed. At least I had a full tank of fresh oxygen; it had become quite the commodity.
As their hands clasped, a shiver of energy ran through the twosome. Her lavender eyes flashed. She dropped Declan’s hand and her body began to vibrate and flicker in and out of existence.