Bedtime Thoughts

“Please, Rethais, come to bed.” The High General had been standing by the tinted window for at least an hour, gazing off at the city of Thre-Vretantia, one of the main capitals of the planet Retha. Physically, Rethais was the perfect Rethan specimen, but deep down, Rethais was mentally exhausted from a never-ending stream of … Read more Bedtime Thoughts

Ver’s Worries

“Elkay, may I have a word?” King Ver had an anxious look on his beaked face. There was clearly something bothering him. “Of course.” “In private?” “Of course!” There was definitely something wrong. The High General of the Retha and the King of the Vrekans had been good friends for a very long time. There … Read more Ver’s Worries

A Great Mistake

“Elkay, my best of allies, my humble friend, can we please talk?” The High General had been staring out of the window all morning. Journalists were outside, desperate to ask questions, desperate for news. King Ver had been watching him as he constantly sighed and rolled his eyes. “About yesterday, I assume.” “Well… yes.” Ver … Read more A Great Mistake

The Stopped Bullet

The bullet floated in mid air, hovering a metre and a half above the ground, vibrating awkwardly. Two metres away from the bullet’s tip was its intended victim, who was unsure whether he was alive or not. “C-could you all get down please?” The victim blinked once, then twice, then laid down on the ground, … Read more The Stopped Bullet

Religious Wobbles

Away from the main palaces of the Temthan Empress was a single, luxurious tower that only the most esteemed Raptesses and Raptorans had access to. It was sealed off to almost all other Temthans aside from the Empress herself. A tower of archives and ancient scrolls. A tower of preservation, filled with treasures and guarded … Read more Religious Wobbles

Hushed Conversations

“General Elkay…” Retvik stifled his yawn as he answered his communicator. “How are you, ser?” “Please, Retvik. Just call me Elkay. We are family, we should talk as such.” “Only if you insist.” “The line is secure. I can talk freely.” “Ah, I see. I assume you are calling me for an important reason as … Read more Hushed Conversations