My father lulled me to sleep with physics lectures. My mother took me to libraries to give other people a chance to tell me to be quiet. When I came of age I left the big city lights and moved out east to seek my future amongst words.
I write genre stories. That means my lies are a little more fantastical, and sometimes feature unicorns and monsters.
Thomas Rymour and his friends are free from the stinking prisons of the Western Kingdom. Their quest is clear: stop the war and free the dragons of Tir. But they have no food, no horses, no maps, and a traitor in their midst. Their hopes of success are small.
Pinnacle is strong. He's fast. He can fly. He's a real superhero. But he gives too much. And the young journalist who is besotted with him will either have to persuade him to be selfish or watch him give everything to being a hero.
A young married couple move into their first house but it soon becomes apparent that something isn't right. Told through their social media accounts, this short story reveals what happens to unwanted guests.