Tatter: Chapter Nine

Previous chapter Tyser Lanning woke with a start and spat blood. Pain pulsated irregularly throughout his body. His face, swelling and slick with red. Hands, bound with synthetic ties. A man leaned back on a chair, feet up on a wide wooden table set before the prisoner, carving a pomegranate with a glistening combat knife.… Continue reading Tatter: Chapter Nine

Circular 3/27/20

From Caliath, (Droplet) Jupiter, The Loneliest Planet by Joao-Maria. "I see now a Europe leeched dry of its fortitude." From Forward Base B, Trolly Problems on the Island of Sodor by Giovanni Dannato. "Well, I tried to revive Percy and Henry and the rest, but no one in Sodor makes the parts for them anymore.… Continue reading Circular 3/27/20

Installments Forthcoming For The Serialized Novellas ‘The Dauntless Rook’ & ‘The Silence & The Howl: Book II’

Publication of the serialized novellas The Dauntless Rook (which began publication in 2019) and The Silence & The Howl: Book II (a direct sequel to The Silence & The Howl: Book I, which began publication in January, 2020), will resume after the full publication of all installments of Tatter. All three books will be re-released… Continue reading Installments Forthcoming For The Serialized Novellas ‘The Dauntless Rook’ & ‘The Silence & The Howl: Book II’

Tatter: Chapter Seven

Previous chapter The high moon illuminated the ragged men who tersely walked the parameter of the newly installed cistern, checking the moss-borne satellite jammers and scrying the far ambit of the forest through the nascent darkness. Shaded footsteps and the crack of a branch sounded in the short-distance. A tenebrous form took shape through the… Continue reading Tatter: Chapter Seven

Tatter: Chapter Six

Previous chapter There was no sound within the dim-lit azure room, save the labored breaths of the captives. A man and a women knelt upon the ground, recovering from stupor, nude and bound at the neck, hands and ankles by scandium restraints, beside a great pool that stretched nearly the entire length of the room,… Continue reading Tatter: Chapter Six

Tatter: Chapter Five

Previous chapter Ryard Vancing stood next to the small, compact fertilizer canisters within the near-empty agri-tech compound, looking up at the dim orange sky through the ceiling's gleamless hexagonal lattices. The local medical operator crawled up to the man with a dull clattering, its soft, flexile exoskeleton the color of shale. Voice emulator ejecting a… Continue reading Tatter: Chapter Five

Tatter: Chapter Four

Previous chapter Vera Straker tensely strode the grand hall of Kryos Industries' Progenitor base. Her first time in the new wing of the compound since its completion. The sleek, uniformly concave corridors rose high and bright, creamy off-white, save the small brackish dots tucked within the thin, smooth, soaring crenellations; the alcoves of the ever-present… Continue reading Tatter: Chapter Four