Written in response to The Haunted Wordsmith's Daily Prompt, May 6th. Prompts 1-3 "And there's the sirens." "You know, it would help if maybe you could be a little more optimistic," he craned round to check how close our pursuers were. "I'm sure they are going to catch us," I replied. He couldn't see my … Continue reading Nowhere to Ride- a short story
If you missed part 1, click here. She quickly glanced round the room, only picking up the key details. She had landed in one of the guest bedrooms. It was very functional, none of the lavish adornments you might have expected. Clearly, the prince had priorities when splashing his cash and guest's comfort was not … Continue reading Nowhere to go but down (Conclusion)
A new fallen snow had added complexity to the situation. Hard to not leave footprints across the roof. It was not a situation she had accounted for, which was unsurprising seeing as it hadn't snowed on this planet for 4 orbits of the star. 6 and a half old Earth years give or take. After … Continue reading Nowhere to go but down (Part 1) -a prompt story
"How you gonna play this?" Carlos' voice crackled over her earpiece. The system never worked quite as well when in flying space. "Thought I might play this one by ear," she smiled, imaging Carlos' expression as he heard that one. Her hands moed across the touchscreen dials as she brought the ship close to the … Continue reading Nowhere to exit- a short story
I've been talking about doing this post for a while but to be honest I've been putting it off because it's just such a broad subject. I love steampunk, and I'm enjoying writing my own first foray into this genre but I want to make sure I do it justice. I've had several people ask … Continue reading What is Steampunk?
The glittery gem held all the secrets of the past. It was why she had always veered away from this particular haul. Some said it was cursed. Others said it was special technology that read your DNA. All she knew was that anyone who tried to steal it in the last ten years had not … Continue reading Nowhere to hide- a short story
The universe just wasn’t big enough for both of them. No matter how far she travelled, to the edge of the Rim and back, there he was. Every. Damned. Time. He was ruining her business. No-one wanted to trust her with their jobs when he kept getting in her way and causing things to get...damaged. … Continue reading Nowhere to run- A short story