~ a short story

The tower would stand as long as he could will it to.

He glided along the spiral stairs, robe swept against supersteel sheen. Stepped into the foyer to sight the arcane runes on the dome. The clock struck zero. Odin touched down on his shoulder and…

~ a short story


~ a short story

Peter awoke to find his head wracked with pain and his mind with confusion. Searing, sizzling pain brought synthesis to his awareness. And the realization that he’d been defeated. A green gas puffed out of his lips. His body wasn’t responding. Sensation…

~ a short story

I work for a content company. Most people do these days.

Mine is called Self-Opt. Different nodes, same core. And we mine each other’s minds. Credits don’t come cheap. For every write, I gotta do so many reads. And vice versa.

To join, you simply agree…

~ musings on some of the tediums of modernity — and this quote by Ursula K. Le Guin:

The exercise of imagination is dangerous to those who profit from the way things are because it has the power to show that the way things are is not permanent, not universal…

~ short essay on Commander Shepard and Mass Effect.

Just look at him.

In the Mass Effect saga, the human hero — Commander Shepard — variably gendered and with a multitude of striations for appearance, is the saving grace of the whole Universe.

He is champion of consciousness. Of determined choice, with hints of…

One belief I have, irrational as it may be, is that cats can see ghosts.

Clear as day. They wander through our lands and homes and cats can see them while we cannot. Maybe not all the time, maybe not clear as we see each other. But they can detect…

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