Particles of Blood: Down Deep into the Deep, Black Hole

Chapter Story – Part Three “Can you describe the man you saw?” Officer Rayne said, jolting Hetty from her friend’s lifeless eyes. “What?” “Can you describe the man? What was he wearing? Build? Color of skin?” She stepped back into the hideous moment and tried to see the man before he ran away. He was tall,…

Particles of Blood: The Underground

Chapter Story – Part Two Her mind slipped back a few hours. At first, she felt the bright winter sun on her skin, a reminder of the past days of warmth when autumn had reigned and bestowed its easy days and cool nights. She remembered how she’d stopped outside the music building before entering.  She…

Particles of Blood

Chapter Story – Part One Hetty stared at her hands splayed on her lap, covered in blood. She lifted one hand to her face and studied the blood’s different life stages: wet, sticky, dry, flaky. She blew warm breath onto her raised hand. Minute particles of blood floated in the air. Then her fingers began…