California, 2009 “Alright, tomorrow,” Alec called, slapping the top of his friend’s beat-up sedan as he jumped out, the chill of a fall evening greeting him.                 Practice had run late, though he knew his parents wouldn’t mind. He’d sent a message earlier warning them, though he hadn’t received a reply. He adjusted the heavy … Continue reading Alec


Spain, 1712 The chill of winter nipped at Johnathan's nose as he paced quickly between the bustling people on the street. Clutching at his temples, he smiled tightly at those who greeted him, drawing the brim of his hat down to shield his eyes from the harsh light. There was anticipation in the air today. … Continue reading Johnathan