ID (Dystopian Short Story)

ID was written for a short story competition with the theme of life under a surveillance state. In the vein of 1984, I wrote this story describing a future world where crime has been eradicated by stripping us of all privacy. Enjoy! “ID?” the black-clad patrol officer asked, his eyes not shifting from the computer […]

Live by the Sword

In my Matric (final High School) year, I was asked to write a lot of short stories in English. Many of these have been lost, but this very short one was found in one of my old files. My task was to write a short story starting with a feeling. The feeling I chose was […]

Diving in the Desolation (D&D Adventure)

Previous installment: Songs of Desolation The group was still panting after the skirmish with the sirens. They had lost a crew member, but no one else. The Captain didn’t seem overtly saddened by the loss of his first mate. This must have been a usual occurrence. “Damn sirens! Thought we’d be going around them. No […]

Songs of Desolation (D&D Adventure)

Read the previous installment here: Departing March Crossing Part 1 and 2 The sun shone, but did little to alleviate the chill in the air. Kael shivered, glancing enviously at Meowzer’s natural fur coat. The air upon the Desolation was as cold as Agthenfall frost. It sent Kael, and many of the others, shivering. The […]

Departing March Crossing: Part 2 (D&D Adventure)

Read Part 1 here: Departing March Crossing Part 1 The inhabitants of the tavern bolted in all directions, many climbing through windows. “It can’t be,” Kael said, “there hasn’t been an orc raid in these parts for generations.” “That was before Elenor fell, elf,” the barkeep sounded, drawing a mace from under the table. Pemnaq, […]

The Beginning

Hi there, Welcome to my website. My name is Nicholas and I am a writer. I have been writing science fiction and non-fiction for almost a decade now, and have finally decided that my efforts may warrant a website. Rest assured, this website is going to be more than just a self-promoting narcissistic pedestal. I […]