• mattg76 commented on the post, auxiliary 6 years, 10 months ago

    Grant flicked the main switch. Nothing. No sudden thump of the boosters kicking in, not even a sound. His eyes darted frantically over the rocket’s console controls. The auxiliary power was not enough to fire […]

  • mattg76 commented on the post, nest 6 years, 11 months ago

    She entered the cave with trepidation. The walls appeared to be sweating, moving. She knew she had entered the nest. The breeding ground .

  • mattg76 commented on the post, crisp 7 years, 4 months ago

    The flesh was crisp, a strangely welcoming odour of cooked meat accompanied.

  • mattg76 commented on the post, shepherd 7 years, 6 months ago

    “I’m trying real hard, bro. I’m trying real hard to be the shepherd.” Blake said, glaring pugnaciously at his opponent.

    “Yeah, okay Tarantino! Make your move then!” Greg replied.

    Blake stared for a moment longer, a moment too long for Greg’s liking.

    Then he moved his rook.

  • mattg76 commented on the post, automatic 7 years, 6 months ago

    It was automatic. The way the pieces of the rifle fell into his hands, then into their rightful places along the stem. He smiled. Perfect. Seamless. An extension of his arm, his heartbeat.

  • mattg76 commented on the post, crouch 7 years, 8 months ago

    As I crouch down, behind the ferns, I see what I’ve been waiting all this time to see. My heart beats loudly, the rhythm feels as though it will launch my feet and spring my claws before I’m ready.

    But I am ready.

    I’ve been ready for so long.

  • mattg76 commented on the post, celebrate 7 years, 8 months ago

    To celebrate this occasion seemed a travesty in the eyes of God. It was a long-planned attack, but there was to be no final glory. Especially when the hit took place in St Mary’s Cathedral. The gun still smoking, Alex looked up to the bloody statue. He grimaced.