Beloved’s Journey, Chapter 5: Zerzura

Returning to her most recent human form, Sable shivers despite the heat rolling from the sands. The proud Ivory Gate of Zerzura, carved from the tusks of some unfathomably tremendous beast and marked with intricate geometric designs that seem to rearrange themselves constantly before the eye, lies wide open. Her heart skips a beat and … Continue reading Beloved’s Journey, Chapter 5: Zerzura

Beloved’s Journey: Chapter 3, Welcome to the Inside

Synkroniciti presents the third Chapter of Beloved’s Journey, a serial novel. To read earlier chapters, please click here. Chapter 3, Welcome to the Inside “How do you know my name?” Veracity laughs--a peculiar dry sound, like sticks rubbing together. “It’s written on the soles of your shoes.” He winks, and his eyes twinkle with amusement. I drop heavily against … Continue reading Beloved’s Journey: Chapter 3, Welcome to the Inside

Beloved’s Journey: Chapter 2, Sable and Veracity

Synkroniciti presents the second Chapter of Beloved's Journey, a serial novel. To read chapter one, please click here. Chapter 2, Sable and Veracity Staring up at the impossible, or, at the very least, improbable, structure, he lays his hand against the smooth obsidian wall and laughs. It isn’t a jolly laugh or a clever one. … Continue reading Beloved’s Journey: Chapter 2, Sable and Veracity

Two Views from a Cage: Adjoining Cells by Katherine McDaniel

When two people settle into a pattern of behavior it becomes increasingly difficult to change habits. In some cases, it may be that those very habits are all that connect us. For some people, the simple perception that there is a pattern, a hint of a cage, will be enough to make them want to fly away. For … Continue reading Two Views from a Cage: Adjoining Cells by Katherine McDaniel