Aemani — A Poem

All your eyes pursue the same folly gazing upon stars, wishing for hands to touch them–then touch, and burn yourselves to cinders! For we wait ancient and undying and such dreadful wrath we nurse. Patience dies the slowest death but still it dies in time, and time– tell Milton stars make poor attire and poets […]

Northwind Howling — A Poem

I adore frigid winters, the gusts pure and keen upon shy skin. Summer and I became estranged long ago. Beaches felt too warm the moment I realized humanity loves them. I feel that moment’s grain, wrong and inevitable like a dagger-blade upon my thigh, digging through strands for some harsher truth. If a heart thrives […]

Whispers of the Starkin: The Io Incident, #2

(Last Entry Here) …facility’s reactor went critical, but most of the facility remains intact. We do not have an explanation for this. The remains of the reactor room itself and small portions of the surrounding facility–including, it seems, the Project databases–are still molten. This would have been Specialist Illowen’s job to understand, but you may […]

Whispers of the Starkin: The Io Incident, #1

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Let’s Talk About Realism in Fantasy, #2

(Part One is Here if you like, but you don’t need it to benefit from this entry) Our plucky heroes faces off against an ancient, inhuman being, a living weapon of the Ancient and Most High and definitely not an overpowered nightmare-creature ripped directly from the deepest lore of my own fiction, a ruthless entity […]

Whispers of the Starkin: Ruinous Words and Peculiar Customs

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