Future – (Stories on a Theme – “Hope”)

It’s impossible to know what the future will hold.

It’s impossible to ascribe a value to that future – a good or bad, a right or wrong.

Because it’s not known.

You can’t tell whether the decision you make today will be the right or wrong.

All you can do is make the best decision you can at the time with the information you have.

And hope it all works out.


  • The Lost Mage
    “So, you used to be famous?” Marle could hear the excitement in her Granddaughter voice. Surprisingly, it didn’t hurt as much as she expected it to. It had hurt when her son … More The Lost Mage
  • No Fighting, Not Anymore
    “We’re not fighting, not anymore.” Geiler held out her hand and dropped her gun on the floor. It rang out across the silent cavern with a resounding thud. “We’re not fighting?” Cenrath’s … More No Fighting, Not Anymore
  • The Joining Payment
    “We’ve got 10 minutes until the alarm goes off.” Fezula didn’t look concerned. She was never concerned about this. “Fine,” she replied, “let’s get to work.” She held out her hand at … More The Joining Payment
  • Can’t Do It
    “I can’t do it,” Felruza slammed her fist against the table. Why was it so damn hard? Why could everyone else do this one simple thing and she couldn’t? “It’ll come,” her … More Can’t Do It
  • Like the Sky at Sundown
    “You’re orange,” A bit of a state-the-obvious comment from Ryan. Cassie wiped the orange blood of her blade and sheathed her weapon. Monster blood never made for a particularly delightful colour. Least … More Like the Sky at Sundown
  • Reclaiming Ara’banthe
    Fathie pulled her headphones over her ears. The noise of the city, the thrum of the cars and the rhythmic thudding of footfalls were drowned out in an instant. Breathe, she told … More Reclaiming Ara’banthe

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