Elevation

I've had this ability for as long as I can remember. Jason calls it the elevation but I just call it upgrade. At first, we messed around with elevating all kinds of stuff, but it turns out that people get quite suspicious when your mini-van suddenly turns into a Ferrari. As I grew up, I …

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Chapter 3: The Ceremony

The room was quiet; eerily so. Just moments before it was abuzz with the sounds of delegates conversing. Karr Joon and the other two elders of Ishlan had been defending the actions of Ishlan's council for the better part of the day. They had faced the boards of Zanox and Angsk who wanted to improve Ishlan's relations with its neighbouring nations. Astrok had been busy regarding some political dealings in Virav since the start of the week, so they were excused. However, the lack of one council did not seem to reduce a number of words being spewed forth in the council room. Karr was wondering if he would be able to hear again after the day's events when a messenger was let in.

Masks: Part 1

It was a cold day out, the clouds hung overhead. They looked like widows at a funeral; dark and prepared to burst at any moment. Collins took the brown coat today; they leather was faded, like many things in his life. The bus stop wasn't far but Collins still walked briskly, he preferred not to …