RED – CHAPTER 11

“Bones, what have you done,” said a woman, his mother, with a face full of scorn. “Why have you put this target on our backs.” Bones did not speak up. How could she understand. His mom started to snarl, her lip curling upwards. She began to growl. “I DO NOT LIKE THIS SILENCE!” she barked.Continue reading “RED – CHAPTER 11”

Top Ten Tuesdays / Characters I’d Name a Pet After

Literature is filled with so many distinct characters. As readers we often fall in love with them. Sometimes we love them so much, we wish that thy were real. Naming a pet after one, could be the closest thing we get to having our very own favorites. Top Ten Tuesdays is a weekly prompt gameContinue reading “Top Ten Tuesdays / Characters I’d Name a Pet After”

The Kākāpō: New Zealand’s Bird of the Year 2020 (is also podgy) — Professional Moron

Kākāpō Photograph: Mark Carwardine/Getty Images. A parrot just won New Zealand’s Bird of the Year competition. Previously, we reported on the kererū pigeon drunkenly blitzing the opposition in 2018. About the Kākāpō Birdo Also called the “owl parrot”, the kākāpō is ALSO the fattest parrot in the world. Apparently, the species was critically endangered. Not […]Continue reading “The Kākāpō: New Zealand’s Bird of the Year 2020 (is also podgy) — Professional Moron”

Quick Look Back Into November So Far

It’s getting pretty cold here now. Snow blankets the ground, and it’s -8°C right now (17.6°F). Welcome to winter in Canada, Eh’. It could be worse though. I prefer no double digits below freezing. It can fall to -20°C (-4°F), and sometimes, not so often, even colder. Here I am cozy on the couch withContinue reading “Quick Look Back Into November So Far”

The Covid Killer – Part III

The attractive local news anchor stood in front of a burned building. “We do not know what happened, but we do believe arson is at fault. Skeletal remains have been found. Forensics are searching for a dental record as we speak. We have assumptions that the man living at 212 Cheerylane, is the deceased. HeContinue reading “The Covid Killer – Part III”

RED – CHAPTER 10

The Cathedral room grew silent. Shock, fear. The residents of Drastaire began to panic. It took force to cast a hush over the villagers. Klin grabbed onto one man, and pinned him to the ground. Geon grabbed a woman, by twisting her arm behind her head. He told her if she moved, that her armContinue reading “RED – CHAPTER 10”

Bizarre Weapons: the Lantern Shield — Nicholas C. Rossis

Robert Arthurs reports on Quora first seeing this wonder of medieval over-specialization on display in Vienna, Austria: Doesn’t it look awesome? Well, looks can be deceiving. You see that small hole in the top region of the shield? That is where a soldier would put a small lantern so that he could see at night. […]Continue reading “Bizarre Weapons: the Lantern Shield — Nicholas C. Rossis”

The Covid Killer – Part II

Miles watched from his kitchen window. Red and blue lights flashed. Paramedics lifted the battered corpse onto a gurney. The head had been blown clean off, only random pieces of it remained. Miles took a long sip of black coffee as he kept his full attention on the body outside. He chuckled to himself. HeContinue reading “The Covid Killer – Part II”

RED – CHAPTER 9

The knocking became persistent. “Yayha, Redalynne. It’s urgent please. It’s about Drav.” Red peeked out her window. Dravs mom stood pink eyed behind Elder Baiza, and one of the male elders, Tan. She clutched onto her husbands hand. Red heard Yayha come down stairs. She opened the door. “Please come in,” said Yayha. “Thank you.Continue reading “RED – CHAPTER 9”

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