Losing Faith

Losing Faith

“So, where did I come from, ma?”  “We got you from the nursing home,” answered my mother as she bunched up my scanty hair into a pony tail. “Did you have to pay?” I asked. “What?” my mother sounded a bit shocked. She proceeded to place a bow to decorate my scrawny...
Curse of the Cosmos

Curse of the Cosmos

Once upon a time there lived a king named Kosm, to whom glory and might were kind. He ruled over a kingdom so vast that the borders blurred into nothingness and no mortal that ever lived had been able to view all the splendour that lay hidden in the ends of his...
A Stitch in Time

A Stitch in Time

AD 3478 Ralph chewed onto the last bit of nail on his little finger as he stared blankly at his laptop. It displayed back the compiled code to him. No errors, a few minor warnings and seemingly perfect; yet it was throwing up the wrong output on each run. There was a...
The Wagered Queen

The Wagered Queen

  That dumb-ass husband of hers sat quiet, hidden from view. While she stood there, out in the open… lecherous eyes, lecherous grins bore through her skin. She looked straight at the opponents… oh she is a queen alright. A woman, with the coward of a man as...