By Grand Design

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Fantasy  |  House: Booksie Classic
this is the first chapter in my story which is a mixture of fantasy, thriller,horror, intrigue, comedy and action with spiritual overtones. written by me and edited very kindly and professionally by my beautiful wife

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tora! tora! tora!

Submitted: February 16, 2013

.....I don’t believe in fate – a predetermined path through life that is unavoidable no matter what our actions are. Rather, defining moments in our lives where decisions have to be made. Crossroads if you like. Which path you take determines the next chapter in your life and the lives around you. Today one of those defining moments took place and my actions were going to spark a bizarre and grizzly chain of events for me and those around me. Events that may, ultimately, determine the fate of all mankind....... Read Chapter


Submitted: February 17, 2013

.....The missiles must have made a direct hit as the car moves violently sideways and knocks the three of us over. The two boys start to cry hysterically and run off again in no particular direction. They obviously just want to get away from the confusion and noise. I take off after them as the jets disappear into the distance. “Boys! Boys!” I yell trying in vain to win their attention. They keep on running and screaming as if their pants were on fire....... Read Chapter

Jasmine Penny...

Submitted: February 19, 2013

.......A single tear wells up in the corner of my eye. Makes its way down my face, findings its home between my lips.Thats salty, i think. At that precise moment the meteors rip through the roof and walls of the building like a bullet cutting its way through skin and muscle. Fast, precise and with no mercy........ Read Chapter


Submitted: February 20, 2013

.......I slump down on my back, exhausted. The words hissed out by the dark entity reverberate through my weary head. She’s mine now. I reflect. What did it mean by that? Has it taken her prisoner? Taken her life, or worst of all her soul? With these thoughts running round my head I drift off to sleep, unable to keep my eyes open......... Read Chapter

the Penny drops

Submitted: March 03, 2013

  Chapter 5   the penny drops     “That’s it!” I say with an astonished look on my face... Read Chapter

Yin and Yang

Submitted: March 09, 2013

Chapter 6 Yin and Yang My wife has been imprisoned in her own body. Vengeance is the jailer and he holds the key to her soul. Her... Read Chapter

psychic or psycho?

Submitted: March 13, 2013

Chapter 7 Psychic or psycho?   My expectations have just been shot to pieces. Jasmine’s trusty stead is no more than a... Read Chapter

Steel Dogs

Submitted: March 16, 2013

black... Chapter 8 Steel Dogs   Jasmine calls out my name in vain as I make a mad dash for her moped helmet. It won’t ... Read Chapter

the souls of the departed

Submitted: March 21, 2013

Chapter 9 “The souls of the departed” It’s the dead of the night and, if I could spare my hand, I swear that I could reach ... Read Chapter

ashes to ashes, dust to dust...

Submitted: April 04, 2013

Chapter 10 “Ashes to ashes. Dust to dust” So now we’re on a quest to save the dead as well as the living. Hell, I didn’t ... Read Chapter

from the ashes the pheonix rises

Submitted: April 17, 2013

Chapter 11 From the ashes the phoenix rises   I feel a defining moment coming on as we approach crossroads on our way to... Read Chapter