Interview With A Vampire Hunter

The call came quite unexpectedly. I was working late and deadlines were looming. Little did I know that fate was about to give me a jingle. The voice on the other end of the telephone line intrigued me with an impossible claim. I hurriedly set up a meeting and rushed out to get my story:…… Continue reading Interview With A Vampire Hunter

The Nature Of Angels

“Patience is a virtue,” the angel said. “So’s chastity, but I don’t think it’s going to help me out of this particular situation,” the knight replied crossly. “How about, instead of spouting pithy idioms, you lend me a hand here?” “Oh, I’m afraid that’s outside of my parameters, dear heart.” “I thought you were here…… Continue reading The Nature Of Angels

Creative License

The study of “junk DNA” was a fascinating subject to evolutionary biologist Serena Blake. It was, simply put, the exploration of what makes human beings tick. Spearheading the study of this misunderstood genetic material had been a lifelong obsession. From the earliest coining of the term, way back in the 1970s, through the creation of…… Continue reading Creative License

Overheard In A Garden on the Outskirts Of The Celestial Mission of Theta Prime Colony

“Is it true you don’t have a soul?” The little girl asked, absently. “That none of your… people… do?” The borrowed form smiled warmly. “Are you so sure that YOU have a soul?” The girl, Netta, gasped. She stopped kneading the red earth and looked up, shocked. “Of course I do! I’m human!” “Ah,” Bix…… Continue reading Overheard In A Garden on the Outskirts Of The Celestial Mission of Theta Prime Colony

Innocence Lost

“For the love of all things random and chaotic, Cyril, what have you done now?” The smudge in question looked sheepish. “I didn’t mean to, Trevor. I was curious, that’s all.” Trevor sighed darkly. “You know this will mean paperwork, don’t you?” “Paperwork?” “Lots and lots of paperwork.” “I hate paperwork,” Cyril whined. Trevor didn’t…… Continue reading Innocence Lost