Flash Friday: Kidnapped

26th February, 2010 - Comments Off on Flash Friday: Kidnapped

The lights danced upon the ceiling, filling them with wonder. Sam giggled and clapped and Daniel tried to follow a single spark with his finger. Jacob flicked his wand, concentrating, and mumbled under his breath. He had to keep the spells both going at the same time or he would get caught. His brothers liked the lights, though. It kept them from screaming. Read More

Flash Friday: Highway Robbers

19th February, 2010 - Comments Off on Flash Friday: Highway Robbers

He paused outside the firelight, letting his eyes adjust. They were falling asleep now, sprawling on the ground in a stupor. Four men, all armed with swords and crossbows, useless now. The last one fell to snoring and Jakob struck. Read More

Flash Friday: Forest Bridge

12th February, 2010 - Comments Off on Flash Friday: Forest Bridge

She held the dagger out before her like a cross to ward off danger. The night was dark and full of noise. Insects filled the air with song and critters rustled in the brush. She imagined glowing eyes everywhere and had to remind herself to keep breathing. Her little brother was out here somewhere and she had to find him. Read More

Flash Friday: Final Exam

5th February, 2010 - Comments Off on Flash Friday: Final Exam

Thom stood against the wall of the Singing Bear. His charges, three boys and two girls, all about seven years old, wandered through the crowd. He could see their paths, ripples of disturbed adults. They had been training for three months and this was their final exam. Read More