Ulysses

Davy had been aboard the Ulysses a month -- more than long enough to know the crow’s nest lookout duty was by far his least favorite job. The wind whipped hard and hunger gnawed at his belly. Davy was used to going without meals, but he was not used to high places, and the crow’s … Continue reading Ulysses

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Fate

Clang! The sound reverberated throughout the hall as Faith made her way down the ladder. Her metal foot was slippery on the iron rungs. She resisted the temptation to point her toe as she descended; she physically couldn’t and the effort caused her calf to cramp above the prosthetic. The sound was a reproach. Before, … Continue reading Fate