Open Heart Cataclysm (XIX)

Tristan rose, unhurriedly, from his kneeling position.  He turned, and made his way back to the bathroom.  He moved in a confidently, curiously relaxed manner. When he returned to his prior position, facing the mirror, he brought his hand up and regarded the object pinched between his fingers. It was several inches long, made of […]


The tourniquet is an implement that is used to save lives. It is applied to the body near a catastrophic fissure that is causing the person to lose incredible amounts of blood.   Without the tourniquet, the person would experience exsanguination, and eventual death, resulting from excessive blood loss, as a consequence of their wound or […]

Tomorrow, when the sun comes up

The power inherent in words and communication is immeasurable. Wielding this simple, yet diversely functional tool of communication, we have at our disposal the ability to destroy. Alternatively, we have the building blocks of creation. We have the power to express all degrees of emotion, sadness, joy, melancholy, confusion, despair, frustration, fear, and anger. We have […]