April 1, 2017

Chapter 1 from Out Of The Ashes

NOTE: The book was still going through copy edits when originally posted, so please pardon any erorrs. :)


Chapter 1

Jake

March 23, 1AE

Colorado Springs, Colorado

Body tense and heart racing, Jake scoured Zoe’s face for any inkling of recogn...

April 1, 2017

Jason swung the ax for the dozenth time, wishing his muscles burned more, ached more. He wrenched the ax’s blade free from the trunk of a cypress tree and swung again, harder this time. He wanted—no, craved—the pain of physical exertion. His goal was simple: eradicate...

April 1, 2017

Chapter 1

Mandy trudged through the snow toward the sole parked car. Despite the substantial amount of weight she’d gained over the last decade, she still loved walking around the campground. Her campground. With Lake Tahoe on one side and the snow all around, she could...

April 1, 2017

CHAPTER 1


Jake sat on an overstuffed couch in the hospital’s rec room, the stark furniture and barren walls brightened by the muted, flashing television. The President’s address looped on the radio at the nurses’ station behind him, and the more the words sank in, the...

April 1, 2017

As Jake’s eyelids grew heavier and exhaustion made his mind even more useless, he let his thoughts drift into oblivion. Despite it all, at least he felt a little better knowing that Gabe was on his way. He would be able to help.

April 1, 2017

CHAPTER 1

Without taking her eyes from her book, Clara reached for her chocolate milk, which was sitting on the laminate cafeteria table beside her tattered backpack. Lips pursed around the straw and her feet bouncing with happy anticipation, she took two long pulls of...

April 1, 2017

Chapter 1


“I can’t…I told you,” Carlos said, yanking his wrist out of the larger kid’s clammy grasp. It wasn’t that Carlos was small for his age—quite the opposite, in fact. He was already five-foot-ten and, thanks to the recently wrapped-up football season, nearly 150...

March 29, 2017

We, Lindsey and Lindsey (Fairleigh and Pogue) are faced with an interesting conundrum. We're a "we," as in not simply an "I" or a "me." We are, in our dual nature, as that is the way of things when divided into two people, forced to consider the great and powerful ques...

March 29, 2017

Jake wailed into the forest around him as cold steel slid deep into his warm flesh, turning all to black.

Minutes passed--hours--days?

He opened his eyes to find the treetops swaying in the bright night sky above him.

Fingertips trail along his woundless spine.

S...

March 29, 2017

Dani's Ultimate Post-Apocalyptic Shopping Guide

Hey there survivors! So, I know you've been scrounging around in gross places looking for the things you need, but I'm here to help you find everything in slightly...cleaner...less rotten corpse-filled...safer places. I kn...

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