Resistance

He sat and stared into the horizon. As always, nothing ever appeared. No enemy soldiers. Nothing but the trees in the distance, and the breeze blowing across the top of the hill upon which he sat. All enemies were dealt with from a distance, and a far one at that....

Mask

Prompts: “They wanted a monster. So I gave them one.” and “You wear a mask for so long, you forget who you were beneath it.” The maids rushed around, preparing for the ceremony. After all, it was a coronation. A coronation hadn’t happened in near a hundred years, with...

‘Darling, I loved you’

One day, as the final order was given, and a war started, a secret last resort began to be created, on both sides.  Just in case, just to ensure victory. Two countries, at war, each one terrified of the other’s power. One country created living Death, the other, War....

M’lady

I dropped the knife back into the bag, and strode from the building. That bit of terror ought to end the rebellion. It would be quite nice to finally squash that out. As I rounded the corner, a woman angrily demanded ‘how, how could I justify so much murder and terror...

‘Wake Up’

I stared at the dusty TV screen. This old tape from childhood. I wondered what was on it as I pushed the tape in and pressed play. On the screen, I walked into the view of the camera and sat down. “Now, listen closely. I know you think you remember making this tape,...