Years withered away, yet the quest endured. The company had been reduced one knight after another, until only Percival remained. The curse of his pure heart. Temptation whispered ever louder to sit beside the road in this barren, blasted land and give up. What was the point now? Or then? Continue reading
Mom suggested the job fair. Nobody is hiring a one-handed man with a substance abuse problem. She never listens.
Hanging with the guys on the dock, sipping buckets of rum was my ambition.
Encountering Continue reading
As the Minister of Propaganda, Vlad’s had it all. Buying himself extravagant presents was something he truly enjoyed, but his favorite was floating on his 100-foot yacht all winter, hoisting champagne with his companions.
When the call came to return to the Continue reading
For Christmas, Santa brought him headphones. “Everything is Awesome” could envelope him in a sonic cone nearing nirvana. Emmitt was giddy with glee. He knew exactly what he would do. Continue reading
So you could say I’ve seen a lot of garbage in my career.
Today, boss wouldn’t let me drive my route. Ticks me off. Continue reading
“Milton! It’s time to walk the dog!”
I started, fumbling a beaker of potion and nearly exterminating myself. “Mom! Please!” Truth was that she was just being a witch. Continue reading
Before Hannah’s talking horse reached superstardom riding Hannah’s beach blanket, he was known as Clompin. Dictator Clompin to be precise. For you see, he was the ringleader behind the Barnyard Insurrection of Saint Thomas. Continue reading
Everywhere Norman went in Outer Space, it was always the same. Rocks, ice and boredom. Then back to suspended animation and off to another dull solar system. Continue reading
This is a continuation of Strange Trio Redux.
The rain came down in the streets like an ALS ice bucket challenge from the heavens. Miss Hill shivered under the black cape.
“I hope this place isn’t very far!” she yelled. Ms. White didn’t seem to hear.
It wasn’t. After only a block of the cold water treatment, Ms. White stopped in front of a brick wall. “We’re here,” she declared. Continue reading
The oasis Continue reading