Monthly Archives: August 2007

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On The Air

The printout from the weather centre comes through at 3.43am, and finally someone has given it a name. Cumulus Letalis. Jesse reads the report like he’s supposed to, like he has every night for twenty-eight years, then he taps the screen that fires off Celine

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NO FLY ZONE

HOMELAND SECURITY: “LEAVE FLYING CARPETS AT HOME” Personal aerial transportation will be banned within 50 kilometres of ‘sites of magical interest’, according to a statement issued today by the Department of Homeland Security. “This is a matter of public safety. The days of daredevil griffon

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Where the Sky Stops

The sun had gotten up a few hours ago. It had gotten a little under halfway through its trip to the other side of the world when the Prometheus drifted into the air above the town. Captain Holden Swash sat astride the prow and looked

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Dead Right Hand

He sits at the bar and stares at the glass in his hand. He’s been nursing this pint for nearly an hour, but he can’t afford another. He keeps hoping one of his old mates will turn up and stand him one. Only his old