Project Super Nex – Chapter Three – The Thistles

“My fucking pad itches.” My eyebrows automatically scrunch together at Penelope reaching under the table, seemingly adjusting something in her pants. She screws up her face, and then her hand comes back up, hovers over her dwindling band of white pieces on the hexagonal ninety-one-cell reglintel board. Her narrowed gray eyes search for a weakness … Continue reading Project Super Nex – Chapter Three – The Thistles

Project Super Nex – Chapter Two – The Best We Can Do

CHAPTER TWO: THE BEST WE CAN DO For years I’ve had this dream where I’m in a meadow, having just picked some berries near the river. I amble down a mossy path with grawtrees standing tall on either side, shafts of gold light filtering through the apple-laden branches arcing protectively overhead. The peaty-smelling air whispers … Continue reading Project Super Nex – Chapter Two – The Best We Can Do

Project Super Nex – Chapter One – The Demonstration (revision)

Hey readers, Some time ago, I posted chapters for Project Super Nex, a sci-fi YA story about the alternate dimension of Cosmotic. In this world, Rad-Bio Laboratory has bioengineered the Super Nex virus to create an army of super-soldiers for the government of SPACE Union so they can win the war against the tyrannical Gargant … Continue reading Project Super Nex – Chapter One – The Demonstration (revision)

Project Super Nex, Chapter Twenty-Three, “Fuchsia Light” – 2nd revision

Sidney lumbered up a road to another city square before she staggered to her knees. In turn Wyatt slumped out of her arms and thumped onto the plinth of a soldier statue. "Comrades!" Corbin exclaimed from down the road, running ahead of the others. "What's hampering the two of you?" They slowed down within ten … Continue reading Project Super Nex, Chapter Twenty-Three, “Fuchsia Light” – 2nd revision

Project Super Nex, Chapter Twenty-Four: Quentin’s Wishes

The dust covered Arcaipolis in a dense sheet, shadowing the structures that the explosion had blown apart. The particles began to swirl through the city and pellet the Grimhet carcasses and the remnants of buildings, statuary, and roads. Some were pitted fiercely enough that they crumbled apart even further and were blown off the ground. … Continue reading Project Super Nex, Chapter Twenty-Four: Quentin’s Wishes

Project Super Nex, Chapter Twenty-Three: Fuchsia Light

Sidney lumbered up a road to another city square before she staggered to her knees. In turn Wyatt slumped out of her arms and thumped onto the plinth of a soldier statue. "Comrades!" Corbin exclaimed from down the road, running ahead of the others. "What's hampering the two of you?" They slowed down within ten … Continue reading Project Super Nex, Chapter Twenty-Three: Fuchsia Light

Project Super Nex, Chapter Twenty-Two: The Commodore’s Festering Poisons

Wyatt, Cooper, and Gene couldn't fly out into a large room of Andropis for two seconds before holographic cuffs materialized around their arms and legs, suspending them directly in front of an Andropes. She regarded them with an amiable, unassuming smile. "I'm honored to meet you, Mr. Durrell. I love your staunch morals." She took … Continue reading Project Super Nex, Chapter Twenty-Two: The Commodore’s Festering Poisons

Project Super Nex, Chapter Twenty-One: Audeus Maxum

One swift step after another was how Freye Urewlil exited the Hereborg, moving down a statue-flanked passage that veered toward a nearby village. On most days and nights people stuffed their way through the roads and set off a clamor. But on this particular night, no one was outside and all the foods, spices, and … Continue reading Project Super Nex, Chapter Twenty-One: Audeus Maxum