“Hello, Wilmy. Fancy seeing you here.” Eena smiled, trying to look as nonchalant as possible. For the first time in a long time, she was happy to be royalty. She’d never be able to fake a grin at the old coot otherwise. Wilmy let out a “tsk, tsk, tsk”. She was an old creature, with … Continue reading Epilogue: Eena Just Can’t Catch a Break-Out
“Truman, you just saved a god! You just saved a village! And you’re crying because you lost a girl? Have you ever even had a girlfriend? They’re not that great.” His voice was mockingly pleasant. Continue reading Chapter 22: Truman Becomes Slightly More Powerful
“You can’t fool us, Lionel,” the brother said.
Truman laughed at the remark. “Clearly, I already have.” Continue reading Chapter 21: Truman Just Barely Manages to Save the Day
With the new light, Truman could tell that the robot was meant to look like a dragon, with a long, curved neck made of overlapping sheets of metal, short, thick arms with three claws on their ends, and back legs that began to raise its massive, bronze body until it stood towering over Truman. Now that it moved and creaked, he couldn’t believe he had ever mistaken it for a mere statue. It towered thirty feet over him with a head that was too big for its body. It opened its massive jaws to reveal teeth made of black metal that were almost as tall as Truman and twice as big around. Continue reading Chapter 20: Truman Rages Against the Machine
Something moved near the light.
Truman froze, listening.
In front of him, someone cried softly. He recognized the sobs.
“Zibby?” he asked.
She paused from her crying to gasp in surprise. “Lionel?” Continue reading Chapter 19: Truman Endures a Good Many Emotions
“You’ll see. It’s just up here.”
There was a glow coming from the tunnel floor. It was a grate that released cool air into the fortress.
And it was how they found the god. Continue reading Chapter 18: Truman Almost Sees the God
He got a troubling feeling in his stomach that went beyond starvation. Deep down (actually, not all that deep at all), he knew that it was because he was single, and so was she, certainly, with that attitude. Continue reading Chapter 17: Truman Catches Feelings