The Curious Case of Rebecca Murdoch: Part 4, Down the Rabbit Hole

           My phone trembled, drenched in sweat from my palms and my cheek. My body felt hot and cold all at the same time, and it took me all of the will I could muster to say,      “Oh. That must be quite a shock.”              “How did you know he was shocked?” for the last time, she … Continue reading The Curious Case of Rebecca Murdoch: Part 4, Down the Rabbit Hole

The Curious Case of Rebecca Murdoch: Part 3, A Friendly Chat

            I don't remember much of the journey that followed, mostly because there was nothing to remember. I was thrown into what was probably the back of a van, hitting my head pretty hard on the floor. I don't think I was concussed, but my head throbbed with pain nevertheless. Based on the sounds I heard … Continue reading The Curious Case of Rebecca Murdoch: Part 3, A Friendly Chat

The Curious Case of Rebecca Murdoch: Part 2, A Night of Surprises

              “Yeah?” A raspy, grouchy voice said.        My grip on my phone tightened, despite my sweating. “Uh… Alex Murdoch?”                “That’s me. And you would be?”          “Right, um, Jennings, Dr. Jennings. Your daughter came to see me just today-”                    “Who, Rebecca?”       “Yeah, Rebecca.”           I’m not sure, but I think I heard him mumble something about approval.               “How … Continue reading The Curious Case of Rebecca Murdoch: Part 2, A Night of Surprises

The Curious Case of Rebecca Murdoch: Pt 1, First Impressions

           In all of the years I’ve known her, I have never truly understood Rebecca Murdoch. She never seemed to look precisely right, but it was quite difficult to pin down what was so strange about her manner. Her emotions always seemed somewhat stunted, but she almost always had a strange, somewhat forced looking grin on … Continue reading The Curious Case of Rebecca Murdoch: Pt 1, First Impressions

Dawn?

      The girl ran with the sun in her pocket. She was almost there, and she couldn’t afford to give up now. There was too much at stake.        She could feel it digging into her leg. She could feel it scorching her calf into practically nothing.        She could hear the Serpent on her tail, breathing down … Continue reading Dawn?