A most brutal tax collector

This is Part II. Part I of Humpty Dumpty is here. he peasants have already finished their labor for the day and gather in the town square. Tired after a long day's work, they make the best of their miserable lives until the steel reinforced carriage arrives with the deservedly…

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Humpty Dumpty

This is Part I of Humpty Dumpty. If you're interested in the background, you can read about it here. little peasant girl sits with her legs crossed in the dirt, playing with an egg. She extends her index finger and rubs it into the damp dirt, then paints a smiley…

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Humpty Dumpty introduction

It's funny. I wrote my pilot episode for a TV program we were going to self-produce all the way back in 2006. Things happened and we never got the funding. I didn't want to sell it because I wanted to retain control. Plus, a lot of people don't realize this…

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Lizzy’s Hero

all and handsome with blue eyes that stare longingly into her soul, he kisses her deeply. One last embrace and he's off. He has dragons to slay. She clutches the letter tightly to her breasts as he rides off first to get the blessings of the priest. With any luck,…

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OK, I’ll do it

This is Part V of my latest short story. Part I of Until You've Bled is here. f course Ned didn't have set office hours. "Whenever you need me, I'll make time to see you." That is what's on his placard. And a phone number. No other Professor is like…

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