Category: Vampire Noir

Close your eyes. Open your mind. And listen very carefully. Do so as if your very life hangs in the balance. ‘Cause it does.
The world as you know it ceases to exist. Heaven remade is no longer exclusively human. Some things are the same. Some things are different. Things that were: are not. Things that never were: are. Demons walk the Earth. Darkness rules eternal. And even in the daylight, the endless night prevails.

Murder on Mars, Chapter 06

The Box

 

The Box CrossFit: A box is a barebones gym to some, but heaven to a CrossFitter. While many CrossFitters train on their own from home or non-CrossFit gyms, “boxes” have all the equipment necessary for the range of WODs (more on those below) without the bells, whistles, and bicep curl bars of a “chrome-and-tone” gym.… Read Full Article

Murder on Mars, Chapter 05

12 Monkeys

 

There once was a serpent who only traveled in one direction: always forward, never backward.

Until one day the serpent came upon a demon.

The demon cursed the serpent, driving him insane—causing him to eat his own tail.Read Full Article

Murder on Mars, Chapter 04

Discourse on Intercourse

 

court shoe (British English), or pump (American English), is a shoe with a low-cut front, the vamp, and without a fastening. They are usually worn by women, but are still traditional menswear in some formal situations, where the style is sometimes called an opera slipper or patent pump.… Read Full Article

Murder on Mars, Chapter 03

White Rose, Black Forest, Mute

 

An old Amish proverb—“In order to mold her people, God often has to melt them.”

 

Gravity defying—i.e., the selfware exo looks filled out, just like they are being worn by an invisible person who’s frozen in place.… Read Full Article

Murder on Mars, Chapter 02

First Impressions

 

A dimly-lit restaurant with an intimate seating arrangement. The perfect place for adultery.

Lucy and Toy. They sit across from each in a booth. In the guise of two, smoking hot, adult human females. A first date arranged through the personals.… Read Full Article

Murder on Mars, Chapter 01

When the system fails you. You create your own system.

 

Neural implant. It resembles a spidery inoperative brain tumor. The early “models” had a 2-percent failure rate. For obvious safety reason, when they malfunction they are supposed to shut down, but, when they don’t auto-shutoff the implantee exhibits the symptoms of someone who is suffering from a malignant brain tumor, which, in effect, is what they have.… Read Full Article

Mein Kampf …, My Struggle – Chapter 08

Taken

 

Giggerota just takes her. Dragging Lucy’s limp body into the dark alley. Giggerota’s clothes shred as the Martian changes into her native form. Giggerota tosses the girl down an open manhole.

 

In the B-movies, places like this are portrayed as being filthy and smelly, and parasite infested.… Read Full Article

Mein Kampf …, My Struggle – Chapter 07

CrossFit, “The House of Ragnheiður Sara Sigmundsdóttir”

 

This is an Icelandic name. The last name is a patronymic, not a family name; this person is referred to by the given name Sara.

 

Ragnheidur Sara Sigmundsdottir (born 12 September 1992) is an Icelandic weightlifter and CrossFit athlete known for her third-place finishes at the 2015 and 2016 CrossFit Games and her first-place finishes at the 2015 and 2016 Meridian Regionals and the 2017 Central Regionals.… Read Full Article

Mein Kampf …, My Struggle – Chapter 06

Bene Gesserit Traumland …, Bene Gesserits Dreamland

 

“Enter no conflict against fanatics unless you can defuse them. Oppose a religion with another religion only if your proofs (miracles) are irrefutable or if you can mesh in a way that the fanatics accept you as god-inspired.… Read Full Article

Mein Kampf …, My Struggle – Chapter 05

Stirb, Stirb, Mein Liebes …, Die, Die, My Darling

 

Truth: there is nothing remotely romantic about the history of Shield use in the real world. In spite of being purely defensive in nature, Shield tech is one of the four foundational WMD’s—i.e., it is one of The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.… Read Full Article