It is a nightmare the young Marine could not awaken from as he lay in the hospital bed. Once, he believed the Sandman meant sleepiness, but the Iraqi desert taught him different. All he can do now is lay between the clean, white sheets, body broken, legs missing, and wait for his return to take … Continue reading Sandman



Tom wandered about the prison yard with his fellow inmates, waiting for the coming sound of death. Moments before, the convicted was dragged away. There would be no stay of execution this day, no last-minute pardon for the truly innocent. The blow of the ax’s thud on the butcher’s chopping block made the flock burble … Continue reading Condemned