OF STONE and GLASS: Prologue

The crowd roars under the sweltering sun as two dragons enter the glass Cage. The first dragon’s scales gleam like fire, flickering flames with every twitch of his wing. He yawns, his jaws pouring liquid heat, simmering hot lava crisping the stone wall and dropping in hard black chunks to the rocky ground beneath. ItContinue reading “OF STONE and GLASS: Prologue”

The Park Bench

It is in a lonely corner of the park. Nothing makes it significant or worrisome. It’s just a plain wood bench with a metal base. I am the nearest detective on shift when the call comes in, so I reach the crime scene first. It’s I who wrap the yellow tape in a ten-foot perimeterContinue reading “The Park Bench”