Category Archives: Lengthening Shadows

In which a school gang holds the student body hostage and a figure from Adam’s past makes an appearance.

Lengthening Shadows 3.8

“We managed to capture high-speed camera footage of the dramatic aerial escape from the helicopter,” said the news anchor. The news cut to a slow-motion view of the helicopter, blades whooshing slowly through the air. Legion stood up. He’d seen … Continue reading

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Lengthening Shadows 3.7

The light in the lab flickered as the earth shook again, the sound of the explosion reaching them soon after, deep and muted by the rock. “Do you think we could escape?” asked Eve. “You know, sneak out while he’s … Continue reading

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Lengthening Shadows 3.6

“Oh, hello brother,” Lilith said sweetly. “Nice to see you brought friends. I’ve got two of them inside already.” “Don’t you dare hurt them.” “Oh, don’t worry, I have the data I was after. Now I just need one last … Continue reading

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Lengthening Shadows 3.5

Jet looked over at Legion again. Something wasn’t right. “You sure you’re okay?” Jet asked again. “Never better. This is great! Getting to mess around at school in-costume? Pretty sweet. At least, better than sitting through US history.” “I don’t … Continue reading

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Lengthening Shadows 3.4

“Man, fuck that guy,” said Legion, straightening and taking his arm off Jet’s shoulders. “You feeling better?” asked Jet. “Yeah. I didn’t want to mention it, but I’m feeling a lot better.” “Why not? And also how? You could barely … Continue reading

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Lengthening Shadows 3.3

“Shit.” It was more a factual declaration than an exclamation, spoken more in the manner of one observing a particularly unpleasant sample of excrement than any kind of expletive. Plateau ran his fingers through his hair under his cowl. He … Continue reading

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Lengthening Shadows 3.2

Alvin stopped in his tracks as a glowing ball of light appeared in the air in front of him. Blinking twice, he switched to ultrasonic imaging to discover that it was just a trick of the eyes- it vanished as … Continue reading

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Lengthening Shadows 3.1

“I’m so sorry, I forgot to tell you I had a dentist’s appointment-“ “Kid, you don’t need to lie to me. I watch the news.” Mr. Chase leaned onto his desk, looking serious, his silver ponytail swinging. Nick, also known … Continue reading

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