Episode 2 “Awake” (beta shred #3)

Circling True North White, pinprick light rushes at me, expanding to full illumination, just beyond the shield of my eyelids. I keep them sealed shut. Every nerve in my aching body stands alert to a sensation of imminent danger. I stay immobile, listening to rhythmic beeps behind my head. I long to stretch. Instead, myContinue reading “Episode 2 “Awake” (beta shred #3)”

Episode 1 “The Regulator”

Dystopian Serial Novel (Beta Shred #1) The whippoorwill’s song is relentless, unseen from his perch on a dying tree branch, rusted light pole, or edge of peeling roof – trills like barbed wire scraping against my raw nerves. An omen. Good or bad, I do not know. The repetitive song a prediction of looming death,Continue reading “Episode 1 “The Regulator””