Posts Tagged: fiction
Julia and Gaia heard the water raising in the darkness below them. Julia could not move until Gaia embraced her. The winds were howling and rain fell from the fast-moving clouds. Gaia took Julia by her hand on the
And then, suddenly, it came and went. The building trembled as if a water dragon was trapped inside. Julia felt her stomach fall, Gaia wanted to cry but no sound came out.
The night got darker as few stars were visible in the cloudy sky. Gaia got closer to Julia as the story unfolded. The bearded man continued his tale in the darkness, as nothing else mattered.
Nikos, the bearded man continued, had boxes of knives and blades and three sets of scalpels, tools that could be used to heal a wound, remove a rotten tooth or assist with a birth. Petros had crates that housed glass
The sea was violent and the weather unpredictable and it did not matter, the bearded man said. The sea was theirs to explore for they could not stand still, they had to move to feel alive, the sea called them
Aris feared nothing, the bearded man said. His father disappeared in the waters and he would too, one day, he believed, but not on the day when he boarded the ship carrying a heavy crate which contained fifty hand
The night before the expected accident was dark and quiet. Many had left their homes and were awaiting on boats, in the lagoon. The water was still and fish had vacated its surface. Kristen had fallen asleep, on a