Monthly Archives: November 2016

‘Abandoned pennies’

An abandoned penny on the sidewalk. Where it came from, nobody knows.  Shall I pick it up? What’s the point? It has no real value and so it goes. Scratched and scuffed. Discolored and faded. With a tarnished finish the … Continue reading

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‘Past adversity’

Put your best foot forward,  march past certain defeat. From this path of success,  none should ever retreat.  Within these daily shadows; a challenge we rise to meet. He who summons courage; adversity can never beat.

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‘Nhil’ VI (end)

   “Daniel, one of our other test subjects passed away last week. Normally we would have retired his personal data but under the macabre circumstances, we were curious if any part of his essence continued on. Despite our suspicions, we … Continue reading

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‘Nhil’ V

   Both men sat in uncomfortable silence as the gravity of the shared information sank in. Daniel wanted to ask a question but was too frightened. He’d only recently learned his mind could virtually travel outside his head. Now he … Continue reading

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‘Nhil’ IV

   A junior member of the research team escorted him to the conference area. It was a few minutes before Kenneth joined him. As he waited, Daniel became increasingly more impatient. It seemed obvious that he had been summoned because … Continue reading

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‘Nhil’ III

   “Ok. We have some preliminary readings from your session to study. We’ll examine all of the data and look for verifiable evidence of your mental activity elsewhere. Sensors on the headset detected when your attention waned during the test … Continue reading

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‘Nhil’ II

   “First we have to isolate and tag your unique synaptic frequency. Only with the aid of complex sequencing computers could we recognize the minuscule differences between yours and millions of others. Once we dial that transmission signature in, we … Continue reading

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