The Star Story

By Zechariah L. Chapter 1 Year 3000 Alarm klaxons were sounding throughout the Starship USS Opal. On the bridge, Captain John D. Francis stared grimly at the view screen in front of him as the Xortan vessel fired another volley of phaser fire. The Opal jerked violently. Direct hit. “Shields at twenty percent,” said the…

The Great Battle

by Matthew Aaron L. Chapter One It all started when Steve offered land to the Zombie King. The king said he didn’t need the land. Then diamonds were found on the land, When the Zombie King heard about this, he changed his mind. But when he told Steve, Steve said it was too late. And…

The Tay Diamond

by Morgan M.   It was sunset, and a couple was rowing down the Tay River in Blair Gowrie. They were two-thirds down the Tay when, as the man knelt down to propose to his fiancé, he lost his balance and tipped the boat over. The ring fell overboard. Despite losing the ring he did…

The Fragrance of My Father’s Love

by David Atherton Shortly after I was born, my folks started their Jungle Training in preparation for their move as Bible Translators in the Philippines. Jungle camp was located in some dank, dark Mexican jungle. I recall nothing from that excursion, but, Dad told me I almost died of malaria or a related malady while…