Drabble Day 18

The Hunger Freedom after 50 years. The first 25 I learned control. The second… the hunger grew. I walked through a village near my former home. The pulse of the villagers, the only sound I heard. The night blurred in a mixture of blood and hunger, torn out throats, and screams echoing on the dead…

Drabble Day 17

Greatest Challenge Dreams are full of possibilities, but when a soul can manipulate them, there is a danger inherent in it. Death in a dream with a dream walker is real — forever real. And the law mandates death for any dreamwalker found. Tracking a dreamwalker was my greatest challenge, and today I found him….

Drabble Day 16

Choosing Death Being torn to pieces by a bear isn’t the worse way to die. I’d have preferred it. Lying in a hospital bed with your shit son by your bedside is worse. It was his fault we were in that den in the first place. I never would have led if he wasn’t a…

Drabble Day 15

Controlled Accident Being 6 wasn’t any easier than 5 was. And here there were a lot more expectations. Control was important — especially for a firestarter. My teacher had peculiar methods — dreamscape torture to augment fear to control my power. Nearing my acceptance into the normal school day at the Academy, my teacher upped…

Drabble Day 14

Meeting My Father “I’d like you to meet your father.” Dorian said. The door to his office opened and my fucking idol walked in. He stood in the doorway, glowering at me. “I don’t see why I have to be here, Dorian.” Kai said softly. “He’s 18. He’s graduating, and it’s time you both knew…

Drabble Day 13

Meeting My Idol Everyone knew Kai Viddens as a great hunter. One of the best. I looked up to him. I spent the morning pacing around my room in the academy the day I was going to first meet him. It was a Saturday, my usual Saturday lunch to spend with Dorian and his family….