Flood WarningThe unicorn nickered softly and stuck its nose into Crowley’s upturned palm. Its sodden forelock dripped onto Crowley’s wrist as it nuzzled at his fingers. What’s the point of creating a world and then destroying it, Crowley thought angrily as he stared blankly into the downpour at the rising waters. He briefly reflected on Aziraphale’s statement that only two of each creature would be saved, but Noah (that old drunkard!) and all his family would be spared. There was no place for the unicorn, being representative of the magical and mystical world that was being done over.Flood Warning7 months ago in General Fiction
Humans, brooded Crowley. They’ll be alright; they’ll breed and things will soon be back to the way they were. It’s just their nature. But the animals and plants…maybe not so much. And the dragons and griffins, fairies and gnomes, and the unicorn – it’s almost as though the Flood was designed for occult genocide. They’ll never
The Antichrist EffectIf the flap of butterfly wingsThe Antichrist Effect8 months ago in Free Verse
can change the world,
how much more can the thoughts of an eleven year-old boy--
Satan-spawned, yet raised as human
and empowered by friendship?
Adam envelops his hometown in love,
and manifests his potential
through snow at Christmastime and perfect summer afternoons.
Through the arrival of one small dog,
his destiny is disclosed.
He creates signs and portents as defined
by the New Aquarian Digest:
Capsized Trawler Blamed on Kraken!
Frog-like Alien Shares Message of World Peace!
Nuclear Plant Powers On Without Uranium!
Risen Atlantis Disrupts Sea Levels!
Tunneling Tibetans Emerge in Oxfordshire!
END TIMES! The Apocalypse is Nigh!
Confirmed by the requisite showers of fish.
Suddenly, Armageddon is Destination Central.
A quartet of Horsepersons,
a Witch and a Witchfinder,
three that ride as two,
a flaming Bentley,
the notorious Them,
the spokesbeings of Heaven and Hell,
(and one slightly confused father)
converge upon Lower Tadfield