Factions Chapter 5

Factions Chapter 5

Alex bent down to shove some clean glasses back onto the shelf beneath the bar. They clinked and rattled, and she mumbled under her breath when one fell over and almost toppled the others. She righted it, and stood back up. She didn’t love bartending, but at least it was some extra cash flow. Plus, …

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Factions Chapter 4

Factions Chapter 4

Alex let the door slam shut behind her as she entered the dim interior of The Gradient the next day. She blinked as her eyes adjusted. Wrinkling her nose, she almost gagged at the smell of stale smoke and beer that wafted past her. The Gradient was by far her least favorite place to hang …

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Factions Chapter 3

Factions Chapter 3

Cat yelled their drink order across the bar to the bartender. The noise coupled with the bass pumping was so loud, it was hard to hear. Alex leaned against a stool and scanned the room, unable to stop herself. No sign of the guy from earlier. She swallowed back a twinge of disappointment and turned …

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Factions Chapter 2

Factions Chapter 2

Present Day Alex shoved the rat-looking guy back down on his bar stool, baring her teeth, her eyes glowing in warning. “Touch me again, and you’ll be choking on my fist.” She wasn’t sure what his make-up was, he looked like something between a rat and a opossum. It was obvious he was only a …

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Factions Chapter 1

Factions Chapter 1

2 Years Ago Alex blinked, her lids fluttering open. She groaned. The first thing she noticed was the green haze hanging in the air. It floated and shifted in the glow of the street lamps, hanging like heavy smog. The second thing she noticed was the feeling of asphalt beneath her. It was hard, and …

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ARC- Blink 1

Sneak Peek: Blink 1

Chapter 1 Aria Smoke hangs in the air like a thick layer of fog. Heavy, cloying and stale, mixed with an even less inviting scent of old sweat and old beer. The dim lights fight to shine through it, weakly illuminating swirling patterns just above the patrons of the dive bar. My lip curls as …

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