Postponed, Part II

My mind leapt at the connection. I disconnected the call without warning, leaving Bill’s words to trail off in the ether. I untangled myself from the headset and ran to the gallery. […]


Erato’s Misadventures – For Whom the Chaos Unfolds

“So your…vitality…is rubbing off on everyone around you, causing avalanches of activity from amorous to downright dirty? Wow.” I shook my head. “That’s some serious energy.” […]


Erato’s Misadventures – Brothers and Sisters

“Er, I want you here as soon as you finish up whatever it is you’re doing. You’ve got the address. Let me know when you’ll arrive. We’ll catch up and then grab something to eat. I can’t wait to see you.” […]


In the Cards

The second card displayed the Devil. “The Devil indicates the shadow side. The part of us drawn by materialism, greed, pettiness. It can be a warning to not let yourself get out of control or release your most basic desires. […]


Mortal Ambiguity

Adrian noticed me and started in my direction. The man followed, still mouthing words. I pulled my ear buds out, but couldn’t hear what he was saying. His short legs were no match for Adrian’s long gait. […]


Dead End

With the big move, Athena’s birthday party, the imminent gallery opening, and all of the family drama, I let myself get sidetracked. Too distracted. I needed to make up for it. Maybe not today, but… […]