Wolf-men, and Beasts, Monsters in the Night – a True Tale of Halloween Pursuit
“Spooky,” Keith said. He was looking at the night too. “You shouldn’t have stayed so late.” “Hump. Ain’t nothing out here.” I glanced around the yard, saw no sign of the dog, then cupped my hands before my mouth and called for him. “Ahhhya. Ahhhya.”
Unnecessary Warfare, An Incidental Reaction - Free To Read Short Sci-Fi
In crafting “Unnecessary Warfare, An Incidental Reaction,” I have purposed to run a series of war-focused science fiction, war in fantasy and war in horror. This free to read short sci-fi is my first entry toward full engagement.
As The World Burns - A Sci-Fi Short Story by Rm Harrington
As The World Burns, a sci-fi look at the effects of greed and bitterness even in the mists of complete and total world destruction. Will Toby help the world or just himself. How important are the needs of your loved ones, and how far will you go to ensure their lifestyle.
Real Bats Flying All Around Our Head, Free to Read, Star Trek, Television
They say real bats are blind. I don’t believe it. I stood in there with the little sucker; it hanging on tiny clawed fingers from the curtain, and me pretending to be a man. If the bugger wasn’t looking at me, it was looking through me.
MUTT, Monsters Under The Bed, Dealing with Bed-Wetting, Thumb-Sucking, and Other Trauma
Due to the alarming increase in bed-wetting, thumb-sucking, and other trauma related childhood incidents; sleepless and exasperated moms are determined to make an end to the ancient but irrational fear of the so-called “Monster-Under-The-Bed”.
Teleportation Devices, Unexpected Consequences - FREE Read Short Story
In this FREE to read Rm Harrington short story involving the unique aspects of teleportation devices, we meet Marianne, a disgruntled old lady, her husband and the unexpected consequences that sometimes occur in an out-of-the-way country store.
Adrian Tchaikovsky was born in Woodhall Spa, Lincolnshire before heading off to Reading to study psychology and zoology. For reasons unclear even to himself he subsequently ended up in law and has worked as a legal executive in both Reading and Leeds, where he now lives. Married, he is a keen live role-player and occasional amateur actor, has trained in stage-fighting, and keeps no exotic or dangerous pets of any kind, possibly excepting his son.
Praise for Adrian Tchaikovsky and the “Shadows of the Apt” series:
‘Tchaikovsky clearly has a great deal of talent, and a real handle on the fantasy genre, with the ability to splice in different influences almost seamlessly’ SciFiNow
‘Reminiscent of much that’s gone before from the likes of Gemmel, Erikson, Sanderson and Cook but with its own unique and clever touch, this is another terrific outing from Mr Tchaikovsky’ Sci-Fi-London