This Book

lightstock_74751_medium_peripheral_images“How long have you had that thing?” Jon asked.

 

“Hmm,” Moses pursed his dark lips and thought for a moment. “Goin’ on forty-seven years now.”

 

Jon laughed and shook his head. “It’s been well used.”

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Footsteps of the Angels

sand footprints 2Their footfalls fell noiselessly upon the concrete as they passed between the marble pillars that lined the front of the brick building.

 

Students milled down the paved pathways to and from classes, jogged out of dorm halls and hurried to a lecture about to begin.

 

The humans passed by them, walked through them, unknowing.

 

Argider glanced at a girl alone on a bench. Continue reading “Footsteps of the Angels”

Do You Believe?

lightstock_1688_medium_novelaficionadaI raised my hands up above my head as I stared down the business end of the .45.

 

Come on. Are you kidding me? I just wanted to make a deposit!

 

The hand that held it trembled and I looked up into the kid’s eyes, the only part of his face that showed through the black ski mask he wore.

 

What I saw there wasn’t what I would have expected to see in the eyes of an armed bank robber. Continue reading “Do You Believe?”

The Mysterious Ones

subwayIt was August when I started seeing them. At first it scared the living daylights out of me. I thought I was losing my mind. I told my friends about it. They thought so too. So I stopped telling them about it.

 

The first time I saw one was just after midnight, three weeks ago Friday.

 

I was in bed reading Tolkien on my Kindle when a movement in my periphery drew my attention.

 

I glanced to the right. My heart rammed into the walls of my chest and tingles shot through my body. There it was—or he—or she—I don’t know, but there it was, standing by my dresser. Continue reading “The Mysterious Ones”