Death Cry

  Lost Mayru I return to Keesha’s ship, and share my memories of the Mayru, growers of stars, children of the star spirits.

“How will they help us defeat the Spiral, ina?” asks Dilasa.

“I don’t know,” I answer, frustrated, “but their destiny is tied up with ours.”

“Let’s look for a vision,” she suggests. […]

Stories and Mirrors

  Shields and Mirrors The old Krale are gone, but will new ones be born tomorrow? I rise again to the top of the dome, and look at the scene below with energy eyes. A silver energy shell spins around each Bizra. The shell is made of twelve silver disks, that move independently. These are […]

Day into Night

  A Gen Day I love dawn in the Watchtower. I stand outside, on the deck, just before dawn, Shazira by my side. She is too quiet, caught inside herself, thinking of Tzina.

When dawn arrives, the sky darkens. The sun’s light at dawn is dim, compared to the Watchtower’s brilliant light which stops with […]

The Edge of Darkness

  In the Dark I awake, dizzy, on a cold, hard floor. My head spins and throbs, my body nauseous, stiff and strange. It takes all my strength to sit up slowly, and open my eyes.

The world stays dark, with no trace of light anywhere around me. Am I blind?

I struggle to stay […]