Monthly Archives: September 2013

The Hanged (Man) Woman (Tarot Tales)

I know the card says “The Hanged Man” but my Muse has insisted I change it to “The Hanged Woman.” And since she provides my inspiration, I listen. ∞ Miranda, the old crone of the kingdom, was beside herself with … Continue reading

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The Fool (Tarot Tales)

The director of a chemical research laboratory has given his drug-addicted son the run of the facility. Enough said. ∞∞ Word for Today: Leitmotif — The leitmotif of Mason’s stories was always the same — love conquers all. ∞∞∞

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The Hermit (Tarot Tales)

Who:     Two astronauts and a robot What:     An encrypted letter home Where:   Lunarbase 5 When:     Late 21st Century Why:       An AI has become sentient during a solar flare Solution: ??? ∞∞ Word for Today: Adventitious — Margaret said to her … Continue reading

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The Emperor (Tarot Tales)

The aging emperor awoke from his haunting dream realizing a decision had to be made. He soon must choose his successor, and that was an impossible decision.  Of his four children, his daughter was the best, but a female could … Continue reading

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Temperance (Tarot Tales)

Can you imagine waking up one morning and finding you could eat anything and everything and not gain an ounce? Well, that’s Martin’s dilemma — all right, wrong word, his situation — when he awakens to a ravishing appetite. He … Continue reading

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