…wherein the law is preserved… There was quite a lot of excitement in Lady Millicent’s court that day. The 57 stone mother of three century pups swung her great hammerhead periodically as the case wore on, a far cry from the benevolent manner in which she usually carried herself and through which she had drawn … More Microfiction #16: Swift and Fair
Part 6: Children No Longer There was no telling what Sammy would do next while we were at Sensei’s dojo all those years back. He was the most fearless of us all. He would talk back to Sensei and was capable of enough forethought and agility to predict where Sensei’s infamous Bamboo stick would fall … More The Order Of The Forgers (A Microfiction Series)
Part 5: Villainy If you are one to indulge in the thoughts of dramatists, connoisseurs of literature and even the intelligentsia who claim to have mastered the art of influence, to have unlocked the working of the human mind, then you are probably familiar with the narrative of a valiant hero standing up to a … More The Order Of The Forgers (A Microfiction Series)
Part 4: Famous Last Words.
Sensei once basked in the company of kings and monarchs. Word around is he used to be so good at telling jokes, he made a living out of it. That was a long, long, really long time ago. … More The Order Of The Forgers (A Microfiction Series)
…wherein everyone seeks the same thing… That morning Sami woke up craving blueberry pie but felt a bit of angst as he looked into his wallet and noticed the five dollar bill. The lonely octogenarian spent the rest of the morning frantically looking around town for a possible benefactor of his small fortune. The first … More Microfiction #15: The Prohibition
Late to the party are you? You can still read part one/two here and here. Part Three: Darn Them All Darn all these secret government buildings with their fifty cameras in every hallway or room. Darn them to heck with their keycard doors everywhere. Give me a lock any day, I’ll have it open … More The Order of The Forgers (A microfiction Series)
Looking for part one? It’s over here! Part Two: The Girl Her voice carries the softness of a feather on silk. Her aura is that of a sunset on a tidally locked planet. Perpetual, haunting, notoriously hard to tear yourself away from, as if the key to its liberation lay in the sharing of … More The Order of The Forgers (A microfiction Series)
Part One: In Deplorable Company. ‘This is a secured government building. How did you break in?’ He’s in full control of this conversation. It ebbs and rises as he sees fit. He alternates between using his tongue or his fists to communicate. I in turn respond well within my disposition with silence, grunts of pain … More The Order Of The Forgers (A microfiction series)
There was a clock. Ticking and tocking. Tick, tick, tock, tick. He couldn’t see it, but it certainly was there, constantly. Tock, tock, tick. It ticked whenever he did something good, like that time he helped the sickly old lady cross the road and she thanked him by telling him he had a very special … More Microfiction #14: Origins
…wherein curious meetings take place in the witching hour… Two men stood in the middle of the park, wrapped by the darkness of night. One was tall and lean, the other conspicuously rotund. I spotted them on my way home, having stayed late at work, and took my time to observe them from a position … More Microfiction Monday #13: The Meet.