Pearls That Were His Eyes (2007): Part Three

Cataract

“It was the Stalker that spoke. Its voice grated on the senses, like a dozen knifeblades being drawn over metal and concrete, but beneath that there was a melancholic timbre, the impossibility of poetry lurking beneath monstrosity.”

Pearls That Were His Eyes (2007): Part Two

Cataract

“There was something clinging to the ceiling. A nightmarish figure of spikes and rails and blades, with six dimly glimmering eyes set into a squat head. Four of its limbs were driven into the ceiling, suspending it, and the other two reached toward Bearer and the Gun.”

Pearls That Were His Eyes (2007): Part One

Cataract

“To those versed in the art of murder, a gun is understood as an impersonal tool.”

Underground Railroad (2009)

Chicago rail tunnel

“It began seven days before with, as so many things do, a transaction.”

John Trevillian – The A-Men

There is an argument to be made that it is a difficult time to be writing action-packed fiction with a pulpish bent: more modern forms of entertainment media continue to grow in popularity, and whilst videogame narratives struggle to claw their way out of the ghetto of barely-coherent melodrama and machismo it seems probable that […]