The Youth, the Writer and the Warrior: A Parable

Three brothers lived long ago, in a forgotten age, in a land now lost. Their parents were well-to-do folk, but two of the brothers were born quarrelsome. The eldest insisted on having the last word in all things, and bored those around him with pointless, rambling stories. The middle brother was fierce-tempered and fearless to […]

Salients of a Broken Mind: Psychiatric Hell

(For miserable background, you may want to read Part One first) Our media fetish for the Hells of brooding darkness and blood-soaked corridors makes us forget that there exists a special, sterile Hell, clean-swept and lifeless. I found its local incarnation around 4AM on July 26th, 2017. I knew, on some level, that I condemned […]

Cullen Cheats Quotas: Why I Write

Every so often, if I determine that the pieces hold up and they’re not surging with precious, precious lore that must not be subjected to thieves (a lot of my better stories take place in the same, closely-guarded universe, sorry about that and also here comes the end of the main sentence so sorry about that too), I’ve decided […]