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L. Ashley Straker
By Anonym 18 Sep

L. Ashley Straker

On the TV he found cartoons and movies, music videos and game shows, repeat broadcasts and reruns, but there was nothing current, and no news. Many channels were just blank, or displayed brightly coloured test cards.

By Anonym 16 Sep

L. Ashley Straker

I'm psychologically equipped for this.

By Anonym 15 Sep

L. Ashley Straker

Anna, like most English speakers, thought GASP was a silly name for the project. But the name got the point across. If there were modern wonders of the world, GASP - and Kali - stood as far above them as the Colossus of Rhodes had stood above man.

By Anonym 18 Sep

L. Ashley Straker

Raven scowled at her. 'Fine. But if I accidentally shoot you because my aim is shaky, because I'm too tense, because I wasn't given the chance to relax before going into a potentially very dangerous situation, you'll be happy blaming only yourself?

By Anonym 20 Sep

L. Ashley Straker

Yes' Simon nodded. 'This would suggest that these patterns grow inside the batteries until a critical point is reached, when the shapes develop no further, and the phone ceases to function.

By Anonym 16 Sep

L. Ashley Straker

Every scrape, site, range and page; every game, download, hack, song, movie and virrie on the Web. Everything on your phone. Everything on your 'puta. Even the content directories of your cupboards. Almost every system has been brute-forced; passwords cracked, firewalls breached. Nothing has been left untouched.

By Anonym 20 Sep

L. Ashley Straker

...while the stony bones of the world tore past and the air grew dark and howling. The last thing he saw as the gulley became a torrent of dust and rock was the Jeep, plucked backwards into space.

By Anonym 18 Sep

L. Ashley Straker

Partnership means she is of equal rank to you, Raven', Obiakor continued...'Don't play games with her.

By Anonym 16 Sep

L. Ashley Straker

His desire for this to be a joke was quickly replaced by a desire for whiskey.

By Anonym 19 Sep

L. Ashley Straker

The unfortunate 8075 hadn't survived his assault, splintering apart, fragments of its casing skittering across the bench. The battery within had split along its plane, revealing something as out-of-place as a missile in a bathtub.

By Anonym 18 Sep

L. Ashley Straker

Simon stopped listening. He realised he'd had enough. Enough of the theories, enough of the mystery, enough of the bullshit. Enough of the soldiers and guns and MI5. Enough of bugs in phones and in people he cared about. Enough of not being cared about back. Enough of uncertainty and lies and civilisation, collapsing or not. Enough of is part in it, his place, his role; the character of Simon Parfitt and all the baggage it entailed.

By Anonym 15 Sep

L. Ashley Straker

But the things in the batteries couldn't be spiders. It just wasn't possible. There had to be another explanation. But of what kind?

By Anonym 16 Sep

L. Ashley Straker

Fear is quite the anaesthetic

By Anonym 16 Sep

L. Ashley Straker

He felt like a baked bean in a can, soaring through the air on a downward turn of a parabolic arc...

By Anonym 16 Sep

L. Ashley Straker

For a moment, Simon's sympathetic nervous system forgot he was arachnophobic. The sight of those spindly legs rising, like an ink drawing popping out of paper into three-dimensional space, should have caused a surge of adrenaline, a yelp of panic, and at least three feet of involuntary back-peddling.

By Anonym 18 Sep

L. Ashley Straker

Simon shook his head. 'I don't want to be a hero. I'd rather abandon the technology altogether, sit on a hill and speak to my neighbours by smoke-signal.

By Anonym 15 Sep

L. Ashley Straker

Are you a house-wife, Mrs Silvers?' he asked. 'What would you recommend for getting burger relish out of a white shirt?' The seething woman cranked the venom-level of her gaze up to eleven, and Raven smiled pleasantly back.

By Anonym 17 Sep

L. Ashley Straker

Odessa sighed. 'When I said you were one of the smartest people in the company, I was referring solely to your technical abilities. Now get to work.

By Anonym 18 Sep

L. Ashley Straker

Something was wrong with the devices themselves. Digging deep into the internal structure of the circuit boards with powerful microscopes, Simon's team had discovered broken and incorrect connections, electronic dead-ends, short circuits, and nonsensical pathways.

By Anonym 16 Sep

L. Ashley Straker

He realised he was in a chair. The world was white and blurry in half his vision, and it took him a few moments to realise a sheet of paper was stuck to his face.

By Anonym 15 Sep

L. Ashley Straker

Did you consider anything like the Infected?' Simon had asked. 'Not quite. But some of our other contingency plans might help us out with this particular mission.

By Anonym 20 Sep

L. Ashley Straker

Who gave you a gun?' 'The army.' 'Why?' 'That's what the army does, Simon.

By Anonym 18 Sep

L. Ashley Straker

She stared at Raven in a long second of shocked silence, before sagging to the floor.

By Anonym 18 Sep

L. Ashley Straker

Raven briefly pondered the phrase, "staring down the barrel of a gun". It wasn't really that accurate, he decided. After all, it was too dark to see any features down a barrel, only a black circle at the end of it.

By Anonym 19 Sep

L. Ashley Straker

Well, whatever happened here today...' he said, turning back to Popescu and donning his own sunglasses so he could discreetly cast his gaze over her figure,'...it was only the beginning.

By Anonym 15 Sep

L. Ashley Straker

But as Max tugged him out the door a different feeling stole over him, something strange, behind the regret, deeper than the mourning. It wasn't until much later that he was able to identify it. Excitment.

By Anonym 17 Sep

L. Ashley Straker

Max?' he asked. 'Yeah?' '...What are you doing?' 'Shooting people.

By Anonym 15 Sep

L. Ashley Straker

...a fissure appeared. Splinters of plastic broke away around it, and the fissure widened, radiating further fractures. When the first leg broke out, Simon tried to shriek.

By Anonym 19 Sep

L. Ashley Straker

There had never been a Class A1 event; it had always been a purely theoretical designation. Until now.

By Anonym 16 Sep

L. Ashley Straker

He reached the ground floor and flung the door open, fleeing into the street. He glanced back and saw that she wasn't following, so he slowed to a halt. His pulse raced. The entranceway was dark, the door swinging slowly closed. Movement to his left caught his attention: the camera on the corner of the building that covered the resident's parking. It swivelled to point directly at him, and he stared at it for a moment, suddenly doubtful it was a closed-circuit system after all. He ran for his car, and the camera followed.

By Anonym 17 Sep

L. Ashley Straker

Oh, man, she's gonna love you,' Max said. 'Physically. A lot.

By Anonym 16 Sep

L. Ashley Straker

He had no problem with flies or bugs or beetles, even creepy ones like earwigs and cockroaches...Six legs were fine, but eight were alien and unnatural. 'The same number of legs as four fully-grown serial killers!

By Anonym 19 Sep

L. Ashley Straker

The military operation swiftly became one of disaster management and damage control, search and rescue.

By Anonym 18 Sep

L. Ashley Straker

The attack came without warning, in the pre-dawn stillness on the day they were due to leave. A series of solid concussions shook the walls and sent Simon scrambling from his bunk. Max thrust a handgun at him, which he immediately fumbled and dropped.

By Anonym 20 Sep

L. Ashley Straker

You state here that you believe your daughter, Amy, is no longer with you; that the girl living in your house - who looks and sounds exactly like Amy - is not in fact your daughter. Is this correct? Is this still the case?