Christmas Cannibal – Chapter Four

NOT EDITED Miguel took a sip of his coffee before pushing open the door to the interrogation room. The man seated at the steel table lifted his head. “Morning, sir,” Miguel greeted. “Morning,” the man said quietly. “I-I can’t believe what happened at my shop.” “I can imagine. It’s hard to think about a homicideContinue reading “Christmas Cannibal – Chapter Four”

Christmas Cannibal – Chapter Three

A/N: Just finished this chapter this morning, so here’s a slightly belated chapter three!** NOT EDITED After collecting himself from the sheer panic that had coursed through his veins at the very idea that his doors and windows were unlocked, Miguel bought himself a coffee and headed to the bar across the street from theContinue reading “Christmas Cannibal – Chapter Three”

Christmas Cannibal – Chapter Two

NOT EDITED “Psst.” Landon Clark cracked open an eye, turning his head just enough to scan the half-darkness of his bedroom. He was still mostly asleep, but he was certain he had heard a voice. “You can either tell me who you are and what you want help with, or you can wait until IContinue reading “Christmas Cannibal – Chapter Two”

Christmas Cannibal – Chapter One

NOT EDITED Sunday: December 5, 2021 “Daddy!” Miguel Pareja’s eyes shot open at the high-pitched squeal of his son’s voice. Before he could even push himself off the couch, the toddler sprinted into the room and jumped up with him. Miguel grunted, laying a hand on the back of the boy’s head as he buriedContinue reading “Christmas Cannibal – Chapter One”

MoD – Chapter Four

NOT EDITED Ethan Wright walked into the house, a hand wrapped tightly around the doorknob. For a moment, he considered slamming the door to take out even one of his frustrations, but he knew his father was still asleep. Squeezing his eyes shut, he closed the door with a quiet click instead. He headed backContinue reading “MoD – Chapter Four”

MoD – Chapter Three

NOT EDITED Miles pushed his glasses up on his nose and locked his hands behind his head as he paced the length of his little office. Karen, Ethan, and Laura. All three souls were… beyond important to him. He loved them. He loved the souls, the people they belonged to. They gave him access toContinue reading “MoD – Chapter Three”

MoD – Chapter Two

NOT EDITED Miles glanced up at the nameplate on the door in the hall, eyes skimming over the capital FATE written in silver letters. His eyes narrowed as he pushed the door open, forgoing what he would usually consider a professionally necessary knock. His boss looked up at him, annoyance flashing in his electric blueContinue reading “MoD – Chapter Two”

MoD – Chapter One

NOT EDITED Sunday: September 4, 2016 Miles sat on the bedroom’s carpeted floor, legs folded Indian style, elbows resting on his knees, hands locked together in front of him. A young girl stood behind him, playing with his dark hair. “What style we going for today, Kare?” he asked. “Mm… lots of little ponytails, IContinue reading “MoD – Chapter One”

MoD – Prologue

NOT EDITED It’s entirely unavoidable, entirely inevitable. While some choose to take death into their own hands and choose to take away their life on their own time, the majority of people aren’t in control of the overarching process or the outcome. They don’t know how or when they’ll die. They don’t know if they’llContinue reading “MoD – Prologue”

AITL – Chapter Five

Tuesday: May 24, 2022 Around eight in the morning, after making a pot of coffee and drinking two cups, Aurora took both dogs for a mile-long run. After they got home, she showered and changed into something other than her running clothes. The moving van didn’t come around until about noon, and they had onlyContinue reading “AITL – Chapter Five”