Category: The Master Race

Based upon a short story from the “Hawk & Fisher” book series by Simon Green.

The Master Race, Chapter 7

The Damned

It’s full, a full moon. In a distance, the baying of a Lycan can be heard. The partygoers seem not to notice, or maybe they notice but they just don’t care. But, the drunk conjurer does.

Unseen, there is another participant in this outing.… Read Full Article

The Master Race, Chapter 6

A Hero Falls

An unnatural silence precedes the resurrection. The shadows cometh, and then they go, as if they are disembodied mourners at a wake shuffling past the cremated remains of a loved one.

Movement—the dust that was her, stirs. Then, it takes shape.… Read Full Article

The Master Race, Chapter 5

What Doesn’t Make You Stronger, Will Kill You

To digress … Killer tongue … A tongue which is a bloodlusting, self-sustaining organ.

To digress … Klaw, of course, is when the hands are claw-like, in appearance and grasp, like the taloned feet of a bird of prey.… Read Full Article

The Master Race, Chapter 4

Further Affiant Sayeth Naught

The attacker lurches to his feet, and Fisher steps forward to run him through with her sword. The man dodges aside at the last moment and grabs Fisher’s extended arm. She groans aloud as his gingers crush her arm, grinding the muscles against the bone.… Read Full Article

The Master Race, Chapter 3

A Hidden Darkness

The bare wooden steps creak and groan beneath their feet, and Hawk scowls. If there is someone here, watching over the Nosferatu, they have to know that there is someone else in the house. You can’t put your foot down anywhere without some creaking board giving away your position.… Read Full Article

A Dead Point of View

The Master is not a name. It is a designation. A designation that they all share. They are the one, who is the many. They are legion, who is one. They are one and the same, and yet they are not.… Read Full Article

The Master Race, Chapter 2

The House of Usher

Hawk and Fisher finally come to a halt before a decrepit two-story building almost at the end of the lane. Paint is peeling off the closed front door, and the stonework is pitted and crumbling. The two narrow windows are hidden behind closed wooden shutters.… Read Full Article

The Master Race, Chapter 1

In the Beginning

Haven is a dark city.

The narrow streets huddle together. The plain stone and timber buildings lean on each other for support. Out leaning upper stories bow to each other like tired old men shutting out the light but, even in the shadows there is little relief from the midsummer heat.… Read Full Article