Gods of Ararat: Prologue

He stared blankly in front of him. He'd been trying to suppress his thoughts with numbness, and for some time he'd lost himself in that fog. But he could only drift so long before his eyes refocused. Mother and father had gone quiet. Their fight was a tennissed shouting match punctuated by glass breaking and … Continue reading Gods of Ararat: Prologue

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Hades’ liquor store

So it’s seven forty-five on a Friday in the Pick n Pay’s liquor store. They close in fifteen minutes, and today is payday. The staff must be tired. I realise, for the first time, that you can tell a lot about people by the alcohol they buy. Each one of these patrons has an unwritten short story in … Continue reading Hades’ liquor store