Game Changer By Quilt Samatha Evans looked at the Scrabble board in front of her and sighed. She wasn’t going to win this, not at this late stage of the game and with the tiles on her rack. She pushed them around in the hope something would occur to her, and she was aware the … More Game Changer
How It Feels by Quilt Chapter 1 “I wonder,” said my wife, Kate, “how it feels?” My wife and I were watching the television news at the time. It was the usual mixture of informed speculation, grumbling politics, fear-mongering and the inevitable dramatic events—the tsunamis, the earthquakes and the forest fires—that could not be … More How It Feels: Chapter 1
Chapters 1-4 Chapter 5 – Veils of the True Faith Somewhere in the Imperium Elisa Maria stands perfectly still in the garden of her parents house quietly reciting a sequence of prayers of the one true religion. She is there to pray and pray she shall do. Unable to see or be seen much due … More Veil of Dune: Chapters 5-8
A Silhouette of a Girl I Always Wanted by Ed Kilpatrick In a departure from my usual veiled stories set in the fictitious island state of Kumar, I wanted to go back to basics with a fantasy that has been running around my head for nearly a year now. This story has started and stopped many … More A Silhouette of a Girl I Always Wanted
Part Three Part Four Turning the Screw News from Home “Sheep…at the end of the day, human beings behave like sheep,” Gideon Palmer growled as Sean Fletcher passed him a very strong gin and tonic. They were standing on the porch of the Rosen house, looking out over the lake, watching an osprey swooping low … More Pious Progress: Part Four
In This Together by Ed Neil Part 1 — What are you doing ? Anthony asked his wife as he came towards her. Martha smiled at her husband. — Just looking at some photos. So many memories. He sat near her on the couch and looked the photo. Both had just reverted to islam when … More In This Together
How restrictive are women’s rights in the United Islamic States? By Magdelena Roman. April 2, 2049. Officially declared three months ago, the United Islamic States is already considered one of the world’s superpowers. Stretching from Iraq in the East to Egypt in the West, and from Lebannon in the North to Sudan in the South, … More How restrictive are women’s rights in the United Islamic States?
Veil of Dune © “Michelle” 2007 Version for “Tales of the Veils” website. Not for reproduction on other websites or in any other publishing format. This story is based in Frank Herbert’s vision of a possible future universe several millennia before the birth of Paul Atreides in the original Dune series of books. His son … More Veil of Dune: Chapters 1-4
Hypnosis isn’t real! by Antiquity Man “It’s all nonsense and you know it,” said Sue. “What makes you say that?” Nate sounded genuinely surprised. “Hypnosis is like magic tricks,” Sue was confident. “A bunch of people pretend to brainwash someone else, and that someone else pretends to be brainwashed and do whatever they say. You … More Hypnosis isn’t real!
A Veiled World – Part Two by BurkaLover Synopsis:- Story picks up immediately after the events of A Veiled World. Julius Kuren has consummated his marriage with Veronica and also acquired the signed contract from Veronica. He is now perusing the contract and deciding how to best proceed with the revelations during the wedding night. … More The Veiled World – Part Two