The Way Across the Road

      Aaron Lowry
The Way Across the Road

Tormented and alone a ghost lies trapped on a lonely back road, cowering from a terrible evil on the other side. When a passerby stops in the ghost's clearing he gets one last chance at the afterlife and finds that even in the depths of horror there is still some laughter to be found.There are two poems here, the first of which is The Reign of Drops: I am a memory of my birth, and the sea of my being yearns for union with others people's seas.The second poem is The Dynamics of Growth: Will we water one another's buds so that they may blossom, or will we withhold and wilt in the light of being?No adult-only content.

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    Informed Consent

      Aaron Lowry
Informed Consent

In the war-torn Middle East a UN Weapons Inspector finds himself faced with a terrible choice. Forewarned of a chemical weapons attack on a civilian population Henry Jace must decide to unleashed an experimental defensive pathogen and violate all the rights and freedoms he holds most dear, or stand aside with the rest of the world and watch a genocide.Vaslus is a doomed world orbiting an unstable star. To preserve their civilisation the Vaslusians have embarked on the greatest colonisation scheme ever imagined. However the first intelligent beings they encountered have attacked them without provocation or reason. They are now at war and in a race with an unknown enemy with violent intentions. In this second story of the Prominence series follow Relv, survivor of the Abarath, as he fights in the first fleet to bring the attack back to the enemy.

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    Prisoner 721

      Aaron Lowry
Prisoner 721

Locked in a maximum security facility, an inmate opens a unique dialogue with the prison's Artificial Intelligence. He begins teaching it how to understand and interpret art using methods the A.I. can easily understand. But does the prisoner have a hidden agenda, and is the knowledge he offers worth the risk?After their peaceful village, Riverbell, is raided by the foul monstrous skex, brothers Logan and Corbin Walker find themselves caught in a race against time, desperate to warn the capitol before the dangerous skex arrive to wreak the same havoc upon the unsuspecting people of Fal. Never could they imagine, that this would only be the very beginning of their unforgettable journey, when Logan is suddenly exiled from the kingdom for a crime he did not commit. On the run, doggedly avoiding his own brother, sent to pursue the wanted criminal, can Logan Walker possibly hope to stay free long enough to unravel the Secrets of the Elders? And So the Fourth Age of Acadia begins... The World of Acadia Ages long past, forced to abandon the surface, mankind descended inside the core of their planet, fleeing an impending xenocide at the hands of the mighty Jotnar invaders and settling a new homeland among the deep forests in the wide caverns of Vanidriell, under the light of the Great Crystal Baetylus.

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