People Watching

I love people watching. It is a way to develop characters and fine tune details. I often sit in a shopping centre or on a bus and look around at the myriad of people, teenagers, business people, Mums. What separates them from each other? Makes them unique? What are the details of their personas? The…

The Red Canary – Part 2

The journey was arduous, but they found White Thunder. Jack Braisser watched the ship which was perched in the middle of a clearing. He expected movement, signs of life coming from inside. For now, the bird was asleep. ‘Richards, thermal readings. Pattson, perimeter reconnaissance. I want to know if anything is here or likely to…

The Red Canary – Part 1

Jack Braisser watched from inside the Red Canary as it drifted over the treetops, peeking down to the untouched ground below. The vegetation was relentless so that even the small size of the ship could not fit into most of the rare spaces. It took all the scanners searching fiercely to find a thin patch…