Glorious Sacrifice

A puff of yellow, sour-smelling smoke erupted in the center of the carefully drawn pentagram. As it began to clear, Gloria noticed a tall form in the middle of it. She watched a lean, red-skinned demon in a navy-blue suit step forward. He was shorter than she initially thought; a pair of twisting black horns…

Glorious Awakening

“She’s new,” Carlos narrowed his focus on the green-haired woman that wasn’t there moments ago. If he had not been scanning the crowd intently, he wouldn’t have noticed her. He counted beachgoers from his seat at a wooden picnic table. So far, he found most of the children from the restaurant matched to different parents….

Glorious Revelation

“I’m taking a pizza!” Gloria yelled over her shoulder. She paused at the door to make sure her manager replied. “Did you pay or is it coming out of your check?” The short, bald man peeked out of his office to ask. “Take it out of my check,” she replied with a smile. “I’ll take…

Zero Glory

“Gloria Ybarra?” A woman with shoulder-length chestnut hair asked the room. Almost two dozen men and women sat in a bright waiting room on uncomfortable plastic chairs. The brown-haired woman stepped out of her office every hour to call another name. “Here.” A sixteen-year-old girl with dark brown bun stood as she raised her hand….

Glorious Purpose

Sunday Free Write [Link to post.] (8-12-18)   “Hey,” Dread called Dirge’s attention. The two girls were on their way out of the Schoolyard to Jelly-Jim’s place. “Glory seemed cool.” She wanted to console Dirge but did not know enough about her or Glory to do it effectively. The shorter girl with raven curls nodded…