Science Fiction – Blood Fields

Science Fiction – Blood Fields

Chapter 1 of the Science Fiction Novella, Blood Fields © 2019 David Walker The Orphan moved swiftly across the darkened desert, timing his steps with the gusts of the gathering dust storm. Libere’s lethal environs had been his mother and master. The planet’s rhythms were his own. He crested a rise and peered down from a crag as the searing wind tore at the ragged cloth of his thoab, whipping…

Serial Killer Story – A Bad Boy is Hard to Find

Serial Killer Story – A Bad Boy is Hard to Find

Author’s Note: The title of this creepy serial killer story is an ode to the disturbing short story “A Good Man is Hard to Find” by the indomitable Flannery O’Connor. This is another tale inspired by a photograph, though again not the one posted here. The original picture, which I don’t have a license to post, was a view overlooking an urban nightscape. Looking at it, I was struck by…

Dark Fantasy Flash Fiction – Selah

Dark Fantasy Flash Fiction – Selah

Author’s Note ~ I was struck with the initial spark of inspiration for this wicked bit of dark fantasy flash fiction in a manner that by now has become quite familiar: it hit me as I was frolicking morosely through dark fantasy and Gothic artworks on the web. The picture accompanying this post is not the original one that set the diabolical workings of my mind into fateful motion, but…