wallssilent screams sound to dead earsMore Like This
walls don’t understand, though they hear
i whisper instead, my throat raw
walls turn and shrug, they saw
garbled words run through the brick
glitched text and soft mortar let nothing stick
rusty phones lie next to smashed keys
gallons of ink wasted, sacrificed martyr trees
my hands are broken, my tongue taken out
with still so much needed to talk about
in more ways than one
STC: Gentlemen Prefer Orions: Chapter 1More Like This
March 31, 2269
Although all the members of Calypso’s crew had visited a number of different systems, the sight of the Andorian homeworld with its mother planet as a backdrop behind it was a very impressive one. The primary world, Andor, was an enormous blue gas giant with a ring system that rivalled that of Saturn. Andor’s largest moon, Andoria, was an equally beautiful, blue and white globe.
“Entering standard orbit,” Garadun announced as the Class-P world grew very large on the viewscreen and then began to rotate beneath them.
“That’s a hell of a sight,” Jan Koor remarked. “My first time here.”
“For all of us, I believe,” said Nessa, and got nods of confirmation.
“She’s beautiful, that’s for sure,” Cera remarked admiringly from where she sat in the captain’s chair. She glanced at her cousin. “Would you ag
Cats and Rivers: Chapter NineteenMore Like This
CATS AND RIVERS
With Shilling in his pocket and Lilyglade flitting at his side, Garadun made his way past the green dragon's enormous corpse and over to the cave mouth. Shilling sniffed, made a face, and sank a little lower in his pocket. Garadun shared a look with Lilyglade, and then they crossed the threshold and began their descent into the depths of the earth, the soft light given off by Dûrgaläd guiding their way.
The cave floor was at first a mix of rock and hard-packed earth, but gave way to solid stone after not too long. The stench of chlorine was bad and got worse the deeper they went, mixed with other foul odours. The tunnel twisted as it went down, then eventually levelled out somewhat. They entered a large cavern, the floor of which was carpeted in bones from all manner of creatures – the remains of the dragon's meals. Down the centre the bones were crushed and broken into small bits, marking the beast's passage