Category: Short story

Live Bait

LIVE BAIT

February 11, 2021

I hadn’t seen McLeay since soldiering days, and there he was. Sat at a desk under the house where, in a manner both businesslike yet…

MOONSHOT

June 23, 2020

Professor Charma Toukley watched the Earth swim into view. The planet slipped across the huge round skylight, as if the circular window itself was an…

SING-SONG

March 23, 2020

The Minister sticks his head round the door, looks at Sam who taps diligent words into a record of minutes. “Sam, I need you!” the…

THE SIGH

January 25, 2020

June fog shrouded the national Parliament – a huge birdnet of fog – draped over the isoscelean flagpole, the sloping roof-lawns. Thick still, at 11am.