Vengeance Amidst The Flame (Short Story)

“Kill them all!!!”, roared the Sultan, “Not one man, woman or child will leave this place alive without chains on every appendage!” All around him, his battallion of crack troops ran riot through the humble mountain village. There were screams of terror and anguish as the armed and armoured warriors broke into houses and forcibly…

The Dark Knight Prisoners Dilemma

Howdy folks! We’re back for a quick, thought-provoking post on the “Prisoners’ Dilemma” – a philosophical thought exercise that is intriguing, confounding and very engaging if you get into it. It helps I suppose that here it’s told through the lens of the iconic The Dark Knight movie starring Heath Ledger in his now legendary…

Short Story: Them’s The Breaks.

Them’s The Breaks. “God-dammit Reena! I can’t take this anymore!” Bhairav roared as he paced around the room. The room itself looked as though a tornado had hit it, everything was in disarray and the air was thick with tension as Reena watched him walk in infinity loops around the debris, fuming and red-faced. “Please..”…

[SHORT STORY:] “Where you gonna run to?”

Where you gonna run to? I’m running headlong and heedlessly through a crowd, a sea of faces that I can’t see in my panicked flight. I shove and old woman back as I try to get past her and in the periphery of my vision I swear I can see her burst into tiny fragments…

Re-Interpreting Icarus and Phaethon.

We have, most all of us, heard at some point or another in our lifetimes, the mythological story of Icarus. The son of the master-inventor Daedalus, he fashioned wings of wax and feathers for them both to escape from the island of Crete where they were being held by King Minos. It was Daedalus who…

2015 Eisner Awards – My picks!

It’s award season!! Well, okay fine, its not a “season” like with some industries, but it’s time for The Eisner Awards and I’m so completely and totally excited! The past couple of years have been a boon and a blessing for comic fans and creators alike with so, so many amazing comics coming out –…