Of Earth and Ice

Of Earth and Ice a sci-fi web-serial by Jeremy C Kester edited by Beth Townsend-Smith 1: Failure Imminent Evie needed time to think; she didn’t have the time to think. The assault on the supply convoy had been a bitter disaster.  The importance of this mission had been paramount, since so …

The Vigil: 01.05

“What do you want?” Shakes asked, his thug buddy pointing a glock into my skull.  I was no longer armed, having been frisked upon entering. “The Committee,” I replied pointedly.  “You know them?” Shakes made an uneasy laugh, “ya think I know?” Shakes was a low level thug himself.  He …

The Vigil: 01.04

I was beyond soaked.  It was the chill that started to wake me.  Surprisingly, the junky digging through my pockets didn’t. The …

The Vigil: 01.03

There is something about experiencing a dream after not sleeping for quite some time.  Not sleeping at all begins to mix weary …

The Vigil: 01.02

It’s daytime now.  It’s raining.  I hate the rain.  It depresses everything.  I am already depressed enough; I don’t need the help. …

The Vigil: 01.01

The pistol was warm when I picked it up from the concrete.  I am sure his blood was as well. This is …

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