AP Productions: Winghaven #5

Alysa finally fell asleep on the cot downstairs after eating a sandwich and the snacks Grace had given her.  It was 5am and Stagger Lee’s was closing; the staff placed chairs on the tables and wiped off the counters as the final patrons exited.  Creed sat at the bar with Cassandra and they downed two final shots of whiskey together.   “How long did Johns and … Continue reading AP Productions: Winghaven #5

AP Productions: Winghaven #4

Ten Years Ago… Farrell Creed and Ella Saraki walked through the dark woods together, the light of their flashlights falling on the foliage surrounding them.  The owner of the property had seen signs of trespassers on his land and after the police had been unsuccessful in finding anyone in the woods, Creed had been hired to remove them.  The owner suspected teenagers or drug addicts. … Continue reading AP Productions: Winghaven #4

The Chosen: Chapter 4

As the six James Buchanan High School seniors stood just inside the double doors that separated the cafeteria from the school’s entrance hall, Nat found that all she could think about was her younger sister. Suzanne Lyons had gotten up that morning almost an hour before Nat. She used that time to mull over several outfits. Nat remembered thinking she never in her life needed … Continue reading The Chosen: Chapter 4

AP Productions: Cavalier #4

“Mike, did you steal my suit?,” Arthur Hawkwood growled over the phone. He sat inside the Dragon hovercraft, looking at the two armors against the wall (his father’s and grandfather’s) and the spot where a third was meant to be. “Yup,” Michael turned away from his desk to look at the suit of black armor standing against the wall in his apartment. “You’re looking at … Continue reading AP Productions: Cavalier #4

AP Productions: Winghaven #3

The Nevada Desert. A circle of Iconoclasts stood under the hot sun in deep meditation with a series of tents nearby. Walking along Ley Lines for short distances was a common ability among most Iconoclasts as they rarely entered motorized vehicles with a few exceptions. Traveling long distances was more difficult, often requiring a priestess or priest if not, a very powerful mystic. One such … Continue reading AP Productions: Winghaven #3

AP Productions: Cavalier #3

1954… Reginald Hawkwood stood in his garage, a punching bag hanging from the rafters. His son Hank stood before him with boxing gloves that were slightly too large for him. Reginald nudged Hank’s feet with the tip of his shoe, “Widen your stance a bit,” he told his young son, “And mind your breathing. Now, go.” Hank began throwing quick punches into the bag. “Excellent,” … Continue reading AP Productions: Cavalier #3

AP Productions: Badges #1

Milan, Italy. He raced down the street, brushing past pedestrians. “Suspect heading South,” came a voice through an earpiece, “Do we have eyes?” On a nearby rooftop, a woman stood surveying the area until she spotted the suspect several blocks away, “He’s on Della Spiga. I can catch up to him.” Another man ran through the street, coming from the opposite direction, “No worries. I … Continue reading AP Productions: Badges #1

The Chosen: Prologue

Chapter One: Forty Years Ago… Dr. Evan Engelhart had never seen an old woman before. Well, that obviously wasn’t entirely true. He had seen plenty of old women. He had two grandmothers when he was a child, and he watched them get older and older as he grew up before they passed. At his graduation for his undergrad degree, Grandma Millie was borderline ancient! She … Continue reading The Chosen: Prologue