The Gravity of Blood

Artifice Comics Presents… My personal chamber was darkened, lit only by swaggering flames of the three candles placed at my bedside. I lay beneath the sheets, alone, save for the arrogant clock placed across from me on the mantle. It taunted me with its blasphemous midnight grin. “Fuck you,” I declared between clamped jaws. A …

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The Man Who Couldn’t Be Stopped

featuring THE CONDUCTOR created and written by H.H. NEVILLE I watched him retire. I was a cherub-cheeked ginger then; my voice hadn’t even deepened. Youthful ideals bubbled into watery meniscuses over my eyes until they burst, streaming down my freckled face. It was a sad day. Even the usually bright TV screen seemed morose, dim; …

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Nalanda: Part One

An incessant metal whine nagged her amiable slumber, tugging at the threads of reverie until she was dragged into the waking daylight, kicking and screaming. Paige Turner’s eyes meekly parted. Through a heavy mortar of rheum, gentle ambience brightened her stare, painting in the colours of her surroundings. Paige awoke to find herself dressed exactly …

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