Category Archives: Phoenix ‘Verse

Posts that take place in the ongoing story that is my Phoenix ‘Verse. Some from writing prompts.

To Be Free – Serious Short

“You don’t understand, if you don’t free me we will all be doomed-” “Are you threatening your king!” the man with the crown demanded. The weather-worn woman before did not tremble from his anger, merely bowed her head in exhaustion … Continue reading

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Choice

There comes a point where you have to decide what you’re going to do with your life. His sister had made her choice long ago and while he hadn’t wanted to live with her decision, he’d had to. Now… Now … Continue reading

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Stranger To Me

There are times when she wasn’t sure what to do anymore. Her children were grown and visited her less and less. They listened to anything she had to say with distressingly less regularity. Her husband had grown distant, only coming … Continue reading

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Follow Through

It’s not gone entirely, but it feels muffled and faint, like the memory of an emotion instead of the actual emotion. –unknown   It was less a memory of the emotion and more a memory of the memory. If that … Continue reading

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Shackles are the Key to Freedom

I hadn’t thought about how I was going to do this, hadn’t thought about it at all when it came to me. I have nothing on me, not a scrap of clothing nor very long hair. Anything that I might … Continue reading

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Opposing Rituals – SoC

Being the opposite of her husband helped with the prolonged ritual, for him at least. He was greedy and grasping and, above all else, a murderer of the innocence of the world. She was the very antithesis of this and it … Continue reading

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Hindsight

There are days when I wonder if I will ever find peace. Days when I sit and stare out the window and know that this will not last long. Everything in my life has come at a price. At first, … Continue reading

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