Month: December 2015

M.U.S.E. Part 8

The warm wind carried the scent of olive flowers. Cold stone pressed against my cheek. I sat up slowly. “Ah, good. She finally wakens.” Melponmene. I blinked in the bright afternoon sun. My head hurt and my skin was on…

M.U.S.E. Part 7

Slipping into shadow, I focused on Ben’s creative spark and used it as a beacon to guide me to him. I stepped out of the shadows and into his hotel room. “Ben, listen.” He spun around, dropping the whiskey bottle…

M.U.S.E. Part 6

I left Ben catching his breath while I wandered around following the fragrance of unclaimed talent. As fun as Ben was to inspire, I still needed fresh cattle. I spent the rest of the afternoon in the con suite. Nothing…

M.U.S.E. Part 5

I stepped through the shadows to the back of the ballroom and worked my way to Ben. I sat down next to him. “Any insights?” Ben mumbled, “Just a sec…” and continued scribbling in his notebook. Rain poured down, obscuring…

M.U.S.E. Part 4

“Wait!” Melponmene sighed heavily. “We need you, Sappho. Help us. Please.” I stopped and said over my shoulder, “I’m sure. I am here to gather a few more cattle, nothing more.” I continued up the steps as I had serpent…