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The Girl“Once you learn to fly, the birds lose their mysticism; at least, that’s what they say. But what about those amongst us who never learn to fly; who should never graze the sun, but instead are damned to crawl the muck of the earth? Those of us who can fly are few; those of us who can walk the valley and return unscathed more common. But those of us who walk the dark alone and plummet through to the abyss; who truly know The Depths. . . we are just as rare as those who rise and plummet above us, but much more common than one would ever expect. We plummet and plummet, doomed to never see a ray of light or hope again; never had, p
Crimson PetalAs the last crimson petal reaches earth
Chaos erupts into the world outside
And the last salvation is given birth
The child who's power doth reside;
who shall bear witness to the collapse,
Crimson child takes up arms in iron clasp
Discovering relentless worlds which turn
The moral man into heedless beast.
Forsake his life to become a god;
Or live as mortal man to free the chaste?
Break from condemnation, expose the fraud
O! Crimson Child who found thy release,
Guide their souls to bond, or lead our souls to peace. . .
PREY NO MOREPREY NO MORE
Rope dug into Patrick’s wrists as he struggled to free his hands. His hot, damp breath washed over his face, trapped by the fabric sack secured over his head.
A floorboard creaked. Patrick froze, his back rigid against the chair, and strained his ears. Another creak.
“Hello?” he called.
The sound of swishing fabric.
“Who’s there? Where am I? Why’d you bring me here?” Blurred memories swam through his mind: drinking at the bar; stumbling home; a shadow sweeping out from an alley.
Fingers grasped his chin and jerked his head upward. “Hush.” A woman’s voice.
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`anmari has been spreading her infectious positivity throughout our community for over 6 years. Throughout this time Ana has been at the core of all things devious, passionately developing an eclectic gallery, helping organise devmeets, participating in chat events and also recently completed dedicating her time as a Community Volunteer. We are absolutely delighted to bestow the Deviousness Award for May 2013 to `anmari, congratulations! Read More