Chapter 1: Welcome to the Island
After slamming his palm on the start button, Abdullah Kalua lowered himself to his PWC’s dashboard, popping his bronze-brown knuckles over the handles. He hooted a lyric from his favorite Hawaiian victory song as the untethered watercraft flew off from the flank of the FBI boat, the latter disappearing as a gray-and-blue speck on the azure surface of the equatorial Pacific.
He grinned with pleasure and rocked his head about, cheering for the breeze that flowed through his wavy black mane. His destination may have lain twenty degrees south and twenty-five degrees east of his father's home archipelago—as indicated on the dashboard's coordinate panel—but it felt fantastic to return to the tropics after almost three decades. Balmy as Los Angeles had been, its Mediterranean climate was too dry and the California current too frigid for Abdullah’s tastes.
Monique lagged ten yards behind him. He could hear only the faintest hint of her PWC’s jetting out
I still show up here daily to look at what the folks I watch are doing. But I don't upload much anymore.
That doesn't mean I'm not constantly busy with drawings and stories for both myself and clients. An average month see me produce about 40 - 45 pages of comics and maybe as many as a dozen "finished" drawings. They just happen to be for jobs, and I figure they belong to the folks who paid for them.
That said, there are places you can go to see what I'm up to. You can see "Tales of Gnosis College" on ~faustusems (https://www.deviantart.com/faustusems) blog "eroticmadscience" which is easy enough to get to if you type that name and .com into your browser's address bar.
You are invited to take part in an OC writing contest in which your Original Character will be the center of attention. The rules are as follows:
The short story may only be 1000 words or less, AKA Flash Fiction.
The theme is your OC and their ARCHNEMESIS. Your OC can win or lose in the story. Your OC can have an old enemy featured or a new one. You may use other people's Original Characters with their permission. You may use my OCs if you want. Killing main characters / OCs (even yours) is not permitted, but minions and extras are free to murder as you see fit.
The story may or may not be erotic, your choice. As the only ju