Enter the worlds of nine authors through their eleven stories, ranging from the mysterious to the thrilling, the hilarious to the heroic, from snapshots of ordinary life to tales of a hundred years ago. From chases through the streets of London to the adventures of the dreaded pirate Nebuchadnezzar Pearl, prepare yourself for an epic journey which spans eleven worlds.
The briefcase closed slowly, the pages inside crinkling and crackling like a winter fire, peeping out of their cage like they wanted to let the world know what the dark, threatening black ink on their pages said. A hand pushed them gingerly back in, touching them as little as possible, as if it knew that … Continue reading It was all Pumpkin’s Fault: Prologue
1: Welcome to Place2: Number 8773: Hiding4: Cold, Cold Steel5: Down to this Wire 6: The Last Sunset Malcolm had made no errors in his calculations, and he knew that rescuing Savannah from her addiction was the easier part of his task. As a Unit, he could only ignore the code by overriding his core … Continue reading Malcolm Defroster: Chapter 6
1: Welcome to Place2: Number 8773: Hiding 4: Cold, Cold Steel 5: Down to This Wire On the far outskirts of Place was the trash heap. In Place, most material was recycled—the system was a closed one, with few new raw materials entering—but some years trash production exceeded recycling capacity, and the leftovers ended up … Continue reading Malcolm Defroster: Chapter 5