Carnival: a short story

The sun sat dangerously low on the horizon when she came upon a low metal gate, the first sign of human inhabitants that Sylvia had found in this vast and dreary wasteland so far. All she could see beyond it was a thicket of trees, tall and foreboding, their skeleton branches a dense tangle. The … Continue reading Carnival: a short story

The Final Frontier: an insight into the world underwater

Humans have managed to probe far and deep into the ground and into the sky. They have discovered the secrets of every hidden corner of the Earth, until it seems that this planet has relinquished all its mysteries. One frontier remains, however, arguably as deep and mysterious as when interest in it first developed: the … Continue reading The Final Frontier: an insight into the world underwater

Review: Heartless by Marissa Meyer (many desserts and a side of stolen hearts)

Welcome to the crazy and fantastical world of Wonderland. This isn’t a retelling of Alice in Wonderland though - it’s an origin story. Even better. The Queen of Hearts, before her days of crazed head-lopping, was an aspiring baker, dreaming of starting a bakery. This is also by Marissa Meyer, and The Lunar Chronicles has … Continue reading Review: Heartless by Marissa Meyer (many desserts and a side of stolen hearts)