Retribution

Never burn down your bridges, Pappy used to say that. Well, I didn’t burn them down per se, just lit a few kegs of gunpowder under them. Turning in the saddle, I catch the billows of orange flame engulfing wooden frame buildings. The fire probably would spread, all that dry prairie grass. I brush myContinue reading “Retribution”

Prompted: Choices, Choices — Long way down

Yuu jumped to another grated walkway a floor below. Ill-prepared, she landed hard and cursed as her knees collided with metal. Hissing, she leaned forward against the pain from her knees and ribcage. Memories of her bedpost and a long deafening moment when the world stopped filtered through a haze. Nearby a brick from theContinue reading “Prompted: Choices, Choices — Long way down”