Week 39: Ice Dancer

The sound of skates on ice came to a halt as Eva struck her final pose of the short program that she had been practising, the music ending with its final notes. Her ragged breaths echoed throughout the silent ice rink as she stood there, face flushed from both the cold and the intensity of her performance. Eva relaxed her body as she caught her breath back, and looked over at the CD player settled comfortable on the railing. After staring at it for a while, she skated over to the CD player and hit the back button. Once more, she thought to herself, before she glided back over to the middle of the ice rink and got into position. Read more

Week 24: Kill

Talia spotted him from above, the familiar broad, majestic black wings protruding from his back. Of course she would be able to recognise them; they were like her own, only much larger, much more mature. But he was anything but mature at this moment, in Talia’s eyes anyway. Read more

Week 20: Duty

Your dark blue eyes were full of calm as you stared down at the pools of water right below you. Your hands leaned on the white marble of the reflection pools as you watched the humans going on with their daily lives on the planet known as Earth. The humans were complex creatures; they were full of emotion, and seemed to change feelings as soon as something in their lives happened. They seemed to think of themselves as superior, the top of the food chain, the cream of the crop, the best of the best. You only thought something to yourself, if only they knew the truth. Read more

Winged Beasts

Loose fabric rustled against the breeze. White wings flapped vigorously as they carried the girl through the air of the night. This girl was flying towards the secret meeting place of her two friends, two others of her own, though different in their own way. Read more