• Glimmer, part 14

    Eddara’s Voice, Eddara City It was night and Nikolay Rogers was the only staff writer for the city’s newspaper still sitting at his desk. He had hoped he would have it done and on the way to the presses that night, but he had fallen behind. There was so much he wanted to include and knew he had to cut something out. It didn’t look like his story would be tomorrow’s headline news. He sat staring at the screen stretched across his desk. The story was finished, but it was still too long. He nibbled at his thumbnail and started reading through it once more. There had to be some…

  • Glimmer, part 12

    And that’s how we found you, one says. Yes. Thank you for your time, Schuyler, two says. I don’t say anything. There is nothing left for me to say. I had told them my story, just as they had requested. I owed them nothing more. Tomorrow we’re going to take you to our lab, two says. We want you to show us how Dr. Tobias and Dr. Russell created you and your fellow assassins. Where are Dr. Tobias and Dr. Russell? I ask. The two men look at each other. We assume they’re dead, one says. Nearly everyone on Earth is dead. Much of Earth is scorched, the oceans are…