Category Archives: Shadows of Giants

Shadows of Giants 6.10

I obliged, leaving a splotch of shadow on the rat’s white fur. “Thank you,” Dr. Mind said, and placed the squirming rodent back in the pressure chamber. He flicked a switch on the control panel and the pump whirred to … Continue reading

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Shadows of Giants 6.9

Dr. Mind stood next to one of the folding tables scattered around his makeshift lab, holding a red helium balloon and a small potted plant, his characteristic white labcoat trailing to the floor. The ridiculousness of the image struck me … Continue reading

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Shadows of Giants 6.8

“I’m Guardian Angel, as you’ve apparently all figured out,” Sean said as he leaned against the closed door. “I didn’t know,” Wren said from where he was lying on his bed. “But it makes sense.” “I think everyone else knew,” … Continue reading

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Shadows of Giants 6.7

I almost staggered backwards at the realization. Holy shit. Am I missing a day? A whole fucking day? “Who’s there?” came a voice, which I barely recognized as Wren. He huddled against the side of the building, hidden in a … Continue reading

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Shadows of Giants 6.6

I felt numb and incoherent as I stumbled towards my room. My body was still stiff from the residual effects of Temple’s power. Temple, I thought. Chaos. I recognize that. The connections were frustratingly slow to form in my mind. … Continue reading

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Shadows of Giants 6.5

I reflexively covered my eyes and ears with darkness. My vision didn’t go black immediately. The image of the room was still burned into my eyes by the blazing light, and my ears still rang from the blaring klaxon. But … Continue reading

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Shadows of Giants 6.4

“He has a gun!” one of the guests shouted, and the screaming started. The guests who hadn’t already begun to panic did, and I could feel the air shift as Honnete hit the ground, swarming with security. The gunman, dressed … Continue reading

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Shadows of Giants 6.3

Honnete was met with an uproar of applause as he entered the room. He cut a striking figure, suit crisp, face framed by a sharp widow’s peak. He thanked the woman who had introduced him then gave a genuine smile … Continue reading

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Shadows of Giants 6.2

“Ah, Mr. Knight,” said the doorman with a jovial tone. “I thought I might expect you today.” “Always a pleasure, Robert,” said Gregor, nodding to the sharply-dressed man. “I hope I was invited.” “Of course, I’m sure you were. Who’s … Continue reading

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Shadows of Giants 6.1

When I woke up, I could tell something was different. My head felt clear, clearer than it had for a few weeks now. I felt awake, for once, with none of the exhaustion that had been creeping in of late. … Continue reading

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