Fantasy, Order of Perseus Series, Short Stories

The Scarlet Warriors (Part 2): A Short Story

Continued from Part 1 ... Scarlett ran. Never in her six years as a hunter had she run from a fight, but as the ground began to shake beneath her feet to the thundering beat of hundred shifting legs moving in time, terror won out over training. Her cloak fanned behind her, and her hood… Continue reading The Scarlet Warriors (Part 2): A Short Story

Fantasy, Order of Perseus Series, Short Stories

The Scarlet Warriors (Part 1): A Short Story

(AUTHOR'S NOTE: This is the third installment in my Order of Perseus series. All three can stand on their own, but if you'd like, you can read Scarlett's story here and Taiyō's here. In "Scarlet Warriors," the two characters come together.)  Cappuccino-sipping patrons looked up from froth-lined mugs and craned their necks to see through… Continue reading The Scarlet Warriors (Part 1): A Short Story

Fantasy, Order of Perseus Series, Short Stories

Caged Lightning: A Short Story

  Taiyō scooted in his rickety chair to let the hulking troll woman squeeze by on her way to the golden bar top. Her round, gray face and bulbous nose reflected in the long mirror behind the bar. Taiyō leaned his chair back on two legs, black boots crossed in front of him, and studied… Continue reading Caged Lightning: A Short Story

Fantasy, Order of Perseus Series, Short Stories

Specimen: Unknown — A Short Story

Scarlett edged further down the roof on her belly, dark blue cloak drawn over her head. The police circled the body like buzzards with fresh carrion. Scarlett felt sick to her stomach. She had been so close this time. A glimpse of a dark cape, clawed hands, strange four-toed footprints. She’d only lost the trail… Continue reading Specimen: Unknown — A Short Story