By: Breanna Leslie.
Deloris Hatfield [Body recovered January 27, 1967] By: Breanna Leslie. Point Pleasant, WV “You got the money, redneck?” “I still don’t feel right about paying a girl to do this,” says Jimmy. “Shut up, you wanted someone smart. And you won’t find … Continue reading “Just don’t get yourself taken. I wouldn’t be able to live with myself for sending you out here.”
An Illusion of Safety By: Breanna Leslie. Point Pleasant, WV As the ship nears Amaron, Andromeda descends into the decks. Reserved for the most basic grunts of the crew, only the newest members stay there amongst the storage of waste and … Continue reading “I understand. And don’t worry, no one will ever know you warned me,”
There aren’t many choices with so many bounties circulating. Half the crew is wanted here and Captain is wanted there
An Invisible Enemy By: Breanna Leslie. Point Pleasant, WV “Another fell today. It just crumbled into dust and chunks of steel before it fell through to that planet’s atmosphere. Of course, whatever was left was a fireball by the time it … Continue reading There aren’t many choices with so many bounties circulating. Half the crew is wanted here and Captain is wanted there
[Jimmy Rockford, not missing…yet] By: Breanna Leslie. Point Pleasant, WV The twin’s room looks like a skeleton, a shell of the lives they left behind. Bill’s welding helmet sits beside his work boots in the corner and Doug’s letterman jacket hangs on … Continue reading “Well, shit. I guess that leaves me to do something about it,”
By: Breanna Leslie. Point Pleasant, WV Covid-19 in southern West Virginia West Virginia was the last state to report a case of the sweeping Coronavirus. Many locals haven’t taken the threat seriously and still aren’t, with many elderly continuing to shop at … Continue reading locals haven’t taken the threat seriously
By: Breanna Leslie. Point Pleasant, WV [Rockford Twins, Doug & Bill: Declared missing December 7, 1966] “Doug, hand me that sparkplug right there.” I point to the new plug sitting on a greasy metal tray on the other side of the Chevy. … Continue reading As correct as he may be, it doesn’t help
Sunset Over Aldra By: Breanna Leslie. Point Pleasant, WV “Listen, we should just go. They’re clearly occupied, she’s passing out, no one will even know,” says James in a low whisper. “You heard her. They’re trying to pin a murder on us. … Continue reading “You in or not?” asks Mizar.
[Betty Williams: Declared missing November 12, 1966] By: Breanna Leslie. Point Pleasant, WV “Jay, we should not be out here. My dad is going to kill me if he finds out.” “And how’s he going to find out? No one comes out … Continue reading it’s probably dangerous to even be near
They Left a Trail of Cyan By: Breanna Leslie. The next morning it’s abundantly clear that Vera is the muscle but definitely not the brains of the bandits’ operation. “Babe, I know you think we can trust Vera, but look. Are … Continue reading “You don’t know us. I wouldn’t trust us either. I’m Zya by the way.
A Colorful New Crew By: Breanna Leslie. A day of hot travel through the desert leaves Aidan and James parched and exhausted, but as the caravan pulls into the village of Aquila, nestled quietly in the mountain range, they are greeted … Continue reading “Move over earth jerk!” The towering woman slides in
Into the Golden Sands By: Breanna Leslie. James takes the lead, barrelling down the congested street. He stretches one arm backward, clinging to Aidan’s hand, terrified he will fall behind and lose him to the blood-thirsty crew. They dodge market carts … Continue reading but he thought James to be the bravest person that ever lived.
Green with Envy and Destruction By: Breanna Leslie. “What do you mean you haven’t seen him?” asks Aidan, frustration clouding over his sunny disposition. “Well, why should I know where he is? What the Hell has your panties in a … Continue reading Green with Envy and Destruction
Viajes Inesperados II Por: Andrius La Rotta Esquivel Bogota, Colombia La angustia se apoderaba de Tom, cada minuto que pasaba era como sentirse en una pesadilla sin poder despertar. Una vez que decide salir rápidamente del pueblo, se encuentra con una lamentable … Continue reading Una vez que decide salir rápidamente del pueblo, se encuentra con una lamentable sorpresa.
La luz de su moto, la única que lograba abrir camino, mientras que los ladridos de los perros anunciaban la presencia de un desconocido.
Viajes inesperados Por: Andrius La Rotta Esquivel Bogota, Colombia Era una noche fría y desconocida, se apreciaba una leve neblina que poco a poco dejaba ver las desoladas calles. Era medianoche y después de un extenuante viaje de aproximadamente ocho horas en … Continue reading La luz de su moto, la única que lograba abrir camino, mientras que los ladridos de los perros anunciaban la presencia de un desconocido.
Aventuras legales – Un caso sin resolver III Por: Andrius La Rotta Esquivel Bogota, Colombia Después de meditarlo varias veces, Sofía decide invitar a Antonio a la fiesta de Mariana. A pesar de saber que era un hombre comprometido, quería darse la … Continue reading Antonio quería ver una vez más a Sofía, y de cierto modo tener aquel escape al encierro,
Aventuras legales – Un caso sin resolver II Por: Andrius La Rotta Esquivel Bogota, Colombia Los días, las semanas pasaban. De cierto modo Sofía estaba en un dilema, quería darse un espacio para analizar y entender lo que le había pasado aquella … Continue reading la situación podría tornarse algo diferente, incluso ir más allá del ámbito profesional.
Aventuras legales – Un caso sin resolver Por: Andrius La Rotta Esquivel Bogota, Colombia Era un día más, Sofía contemplaba la lluvia caer por su ventana, mientras termina sus últimos informes en su despacho de abogados. Como de costumbre, salía en medio … Continue reading Estoy cansada de tanta superficialidad –pensaba Sofía
Friends at Colossus Massive By: Delaney Gillespie I wish to know more, Solaria whispered into Tryden’s mind. “Ask away,” he said. “If I’ve learned anything, it’s that I should be … Continue reading “Solaria? Your eyes are glazing over.”
Startled, the guard looked up. He looked like he was about to chew her out when he noticed her lack of mouth. “Oh,” he mumbled. “Right.”
Friends at Colossus Massive By: Delaney Gillespie Solaria stood at the gate of Tryden’s residential quadrant. With her hands clasped together against her chest, she approached the security checkpoint. Because so many species resided on … Continue reading Startled, the guard looked up. He looked like he was about to chew her out when he noticed her lack of mouth. “Oh,” he mumbled. “Right.”
Friends at Colossus Massive By: Delaney Gillespie Getting to the Underground was half the battle. The Colossus was huge, as its name implied. Every central hub had hundreds of doors, paths, ramps, and lifts at the ready for residents. … Continue reading Her eye raked over Nerice. “You’ve been down here before.”
Friends at Colossus Massive By: Delaney Gillespie “Castra!” Lorrik found Castra walking around on one of the lower levels of the Central Forum. She had something in her hands, a shell of some sort. She didn’t react to Lorrik’s … Continue reading She had something in her hands, a shell of some sort.
Friends at Colossus Massive By: Delaney Gillespie As its name implied, the Central Forum was in the exact center of The Colossus station. From the outside, it looked like an orb suspended in midair, and pieced together with triangular shards of … Continue reading “Right, you’ve never seen a forest.”
Friends at Colossus Massive By: Delaney Gillespie Solaria returned to Novalight, crestfallen. She didn’t need a mouth to express her sadness. It filled her eyes, weighed down her shoulders, and slowed every step she took. “What happened?” Nerice rushed to … Continue reading “I’ll go to the Central Forum,” Castra volunteered.
Valentines day By: Delaney Gillespie 5 Solaria blinked in surprise. Now, more than ever, she wished she had a mouth. So badly did she want to vocalize her delight with the scene before her. She wanted to shout and cheer and … Continue reading “Happy Valentine’s Day!” Nerice cried.
Valentines day By: Delaney Gillespie 4 Castra felt inspired after looking through Nerice’s research on the human custom of Valentine’s Day. Apparently, the origin of the holiday had little to do with how it was celebrated amongst the humans. The human’s … Continue reading The inaccurate design was cute, according to Nerice.
Valentines day By: Delaney Gillespie 3 Lorrik wasn’t surprised to hear the sounds of pursuit. It was likely Nerice. Solaria moved far more quietly, and Castra knew him well enough to leave him alone when … Continue reading You know Solaria is incapable of lying
Valentines day By: Delaney Gillespie 2 Nerice dragged Solaria across the communal level of the Colossus. They passed more alien species than they could count, with the odd human floating about here and there. Most of the aliens needed special masks … Continue reading The communal level of the Colossus was the largest by far
Valentines day By: Delaney Gillespie “I have learned of the most interesting custom!” Solaria lifted her head to look at her excitable companion. She stretched out one of her antennae, the golden bulb at … Continue reading she wanted to move to The Colossus – a massive space station
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