Epilogue/Chapter 1 – Lie – pt.10

Epilogue/Chapter 1 – Lie – pt.9 Manuel was back at the balcony. Staring at the cosmos. The view of the fleet leaving was majestic, as millions of powerful spacecraft entered warp and vanished from sight. But the cosmos was suddenly the least of the object of his attention. A million unfamiliar sensations were playing with … Continue reading Epilogue/Chapter 1 – Lie – pt.10

Epilogue/Chapter 1 – Lie – pt.9

Epilogue/Chapter 1 – Lie – pt.8 Epilogue/Chapter 1 – Lie – pt.10 Manuel spoke up without pause after the moment Lilea was done. They were not linked by any form of hive mind, it was simply deep understanding that they shared. "We offer you now the chance to leave, to turn around and go back … Continue reading Epilogue/Chapter 1 – Lie – pt.9

Of Strings and Shadows

A world of negatives, A world not unpleasant, Skewed perspective for thieves Woeful fate for peasants. When then, do peasants turn Into turncoats and knaves? When then, do thieves yearn For redemption and faiths? Corruption runs deeply, More wealth to be misused Connected inversely, More life to be disused Masters of abuse we are, Wretched … Continue reading Of Strings and Shadows

Epilogue/Chapter 1 – Lie – pt.8

Epilogue/Chapter 1 – Lie – pt.7 Epilogue/Chapter 1 - Lie - pt.9 With a blink of his eyes, he materialised with an audible pop, purple air forcefully displaced by his body in a small shockwave as he appeared in the bridge of the flagship. Almost at the same time, Lilea was on his right, her … Continue reading Epilogue/Chapter 1 – Lie – pt.8

Epilogue/Chapter 1 – Lie – pt.7

Epilogue/Chapter 1 – Lie – pt.6 Epilogue/Chapter 1 - Lie - pt.8 Manuel turned from the spectacle. Behind him stood one of his sisters. One of her arms were raised up, straightened, palm facing the enemy flagship. Another gesture to express; for even if there was no shield between the assault and the city, no … Continue reading Epilogue/Chapter 1 – Lie – pt.7

Epilogue/Chapter 1 – Lie – pt.6

Epilogue/Chapter 1 – Lie – pt.5 Epilogue/Chapter 1 – Lie – pt.7 Manuel returned his gaze to the cosmos again. His routine had not been affected in the slightest. The visitor had become increasingly incoherent towards the end. He threw gibberish at Manuel, for reasons he could only decide as a desperate attempt to confuse. Manuel would not … Continue reading Epilogue/Chapter 1 – Lie – pt.6