The Bottom of the Ninth

Reading Time: 11 minutesThe Bottom of the Ninth By Shannon Higdon “Welcome back to the bottom of the ninth inning ladies and gentlemen and it appears that we have yet to receive an update on the injury to the twenty-year veteran, Bryce Harper, who was hit by that devastating fastball to start the inning and had to be carried off…

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Chatroom A

Reading Time: 6 minutesIt was the summer of 2019, the 16 year old Thomas Mitchell and his family went on a trip to their cabin in the Stillwater State Forest of Montana. He had two younger brothers, Felix, who was 10 and Michael who had just turned 14. They usually spend their time hiking and visiting nearby places during the…

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Day 3381

Reading Time: 8 minutesDay 3381, dusk. The atmosphere was nice on this day. Better than the days before it in many ways. The skies had been weeping relentlessly for quite some time, making the search for food difficult. Floods swept across the land; large bodies of water overflowed, creating new meandering streams throughout the grassy valleys. Storms tore through the…

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Whispers from the Woods

Reading Time: 9 minutesI remember when I first moved into this accursed house, I was 10 years old and loved all the things a ten-year-old boy loves, you know; climbing trees, catching bugs, playing cowboys and Indians, those sorts of things. We had moved from the hussle and bussle of “The Big Smoke” to the small Cheshire village of Helsby.…

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