The Game

Moxley sat at his computer, his hair frazzled, his beard long, his clothes caked with dirt, and his eyes red and restless. The keys clattered under the force of his crazy fingers. Lines of code appeared on the computer screen, lines upon lines upon lines, green text over a black background. A crooked smile appeared … Continue reading The Game

The Sermon

In the light that burst through the clouds, an Angel descended upon the fountain in Hyde Park. The luminous, sparkling angel stood out in the dusk. Stood out from the other creatures of the night that readied themselves to fly in the night sky. The Angel creased its perfect shimmering brow. It moved its head … Continue reading The Sermon

Pizza?

They walked into the pizzeria in their overcoats. Their collars raised high. They wore fedoras and smoked cigars and their oxford shoes click-clacked behind them. "Where's Corleone?" One wrinkled old face asked. I rolled the dough out and tossed it into the air. "What's your business?" "You know our business," he said. Two men stepped … Continue reading Pizza?

New Treasures

There was a buzz of excitement in the dragon's lair. A large number of humans dressed in puffy white jackets and thick black trousers were gathered around the sleeping dragon. A man in an orange suit, wearing a helmet, and protective goggles, used a long metal rod to poke the silver dragon. The dragon stirred. … Continue reading New Treasures

Bjorn

The bottom of the lake was dark and quiet. In the dark and quiet lay the skeleton of Bjorn the immortal. It was a large skeleton, which had started to fossilize. Another thousand years thought Bjorn, the immortal. Another thousand years and I shall be one with the earth. He smiled and waited like he … Continue reading Bjorn

Iasonas

Iasonas sat on a stone in the backyard when his mother was in labour. She was inside, with the midwives, straining and crying out for relief as his sibling grew restless inside her body. A few minutes later, Iasonas heard cries, the cries of a baby from inside the house. And out of the blue, … Continue reading Iasonas