The bronze light poured in through the blinds; lines contrasting with dank isolation. The air control had expired; it wasn’t the only thing to face its demise. A figure moved in the corner, slowly at first. It emerged, looked around, the head angled awkwardly on sloping shoulders. Its neck cracked loudly, and the body straightened with a low exhale…
The market was buzzing with activity, too much activity. Sara turned and watched, hoping she hadn’t missed the more delicate details necessary to reveal her target. There were a dozen races, stalls, languages, dialects, trade, exchange, barter, noise and more noise. Sara’s vision froze on a figure in a dark cloak. The sun cut through the opaque ceiling but revealed nothing.
Rhys had seconds before he would face either the mysterious woman or the ravenous force of creatures hurtling up the fire stairs. With odds like that, it was a simple choice.He turned and didn’t need his sense to see her. She stopped in the dark hallway, watched him like he was prey, cornered. She maintainedContinue reading “Nameless – Series 1 – Part 6 (Final)”
Rhys slipped past the two guards. They were the same he’d seen almost twenty-four hours prior and still as tense. But they were strung out, getting sloppy.Rhys had taken over from Yun at midnight, as agreed. The night had yielded enough intelligence to add to Yun’s observations. The front entrance was being used for legitimateContinue reading “Nameless – Series 1 – Part 5”
‘When will we move?’ Ada asked cautiously. She was unsure if she wanted to hear the answer. ‘Soon, we must wait for more pieces to fall into place,’ Descartes replied, his French accent gliding gently to Ada’s ears. His appearance was that of an aristocrat, more than two centuries out of time. He looked atContinue reading “Nameless – Series 1 – Part 4”
The Nameless are everywhere. They have no form. They are merely legion. They have no goal, only chaos. They have no label. They have no need of one.
The wind howled as the door screeched open. The few heads with enough energy turned to see if it was the empty winds or a decrepit traveler invading their retreat. There were no eyes sharp enough to notice the newcomer and how he differed from the typical visitor…