The Forbidden – Gatekeeper’s Mark (Chapter 5)

Something is wrong with my mother.   When I heard the glass shatter, my eyes burst open. I rolled and stumbled to my feet, blinking away the burning in my eyes.   "Mom," I mumbled. The thoughts threw themselves together, and I remembered my encounter with Maxton. "Mom!"  I found her staring at the ceiling. Wide, glowing …

Writing Prompt (Post-Apocalyptic)

A Single Drop of Ocean:  The Dream Journal of Frederick Willspin Avery  Drawing on the global and temporal experiences showcased in David Mitchell's Cloud Atlas, this additional chapter argues that the different perspectives in the book each showcase how unity comes at a price. More specifically, unity can only be achieved if certain powers are …