Ruben followed the veiled attendant down a long corridor, ending at a narrow wooden door. The metal hinges let out a high-pitched squeak as the attendant opened it. He motioned for Ruben to follow him inside. The room they entered … Continue reading
Someone was shouting. Aurora shook her head trying to pretend she couldn’t hear anything, but the voice only relented, getting louder and louder. With a groan, she opened her eyes. “The night of sacrifice is upon us!” a robed man … Continue reading
“Hey… Wake up!” Ruben yelled. Aurora struggled to open her eyes to the rising morning sun. “What?” she groggily replied with one eye closed. “The instrument cluster isn’t responding.” Aurora rose up slowly from the helicopter seat she’d been sleeping … Continue reading
Aurora violently jiggled the joystick and swore at the television. Some wench had raped and robbed her while she was reloading. She checked her map. There were too many hostiles approaching for her to pursue the destitute whore without her … Continue reading
“So, are you gonna tell me or not?” Ruben asked, still piloting the helicopter. “Hold… on…” Aurora answered, in between bites of the ration bars she’d found in the survival bag under her seat, “I haven’t eaten in almost three … Continue reading
The transport van lumbered over another pothole as it neared the capital. The sun’s low rays crept through the small, caged window, nearly blinding Aurora as she stared lifelessly ahead.
Moonlight trickling in through the half-shut blinds, the still silence of Aurora’s apartment evoked a sense of soft serenity until it was broken by a cacophony of shattered metal and wood. Instantly awake from her deep sleep, she rose from … Continue reading