Book of Carrot: Chapter 2.2 by Stan Faryna

May 24, 2011

This is a continuation of the posts originally titled, An Untitled Novel About The Long Road of Hope.

[ Chapter 1.1 is here. ]

Chapter 2.2.1

Ultra Violence, Black Magic, And A Dirty Old Man?

Lumi awoke just before sunrise. A faint lavender scent lingered on the crisp, clean white sheets. She thought to stay in bed. It was so cozy. But thoughts – of the day they left Bucharest and what today and tomorrow hold – tumbled into her attention.

She’d review messages and find coffee. Read the rest of this entry »

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An Untitled Novel About the Road of Hope: Chapter 1.3

April 20, 2011

Chapter 1.3.1

[ Chapter 1.1 is here. ]

Max and Grace missed their shots at the bare-footed man. Missing just didn’t make sense to them. They were all good shots.

“WTF!” texted Max and Grace!

“Tough audience!” observed the bare-footed man and laughed.

Zach and Eree lifted the barrels of their shotguns. At the same time, the bare-footed man lifted John off his feet and heaved John toward Eree.

The bare-footed man threw the bloody tanto at Daniel’s feet and pushed the barrel of Zach’s shotgun to the side as it went off. Daniel yelled out as the hot salt shot hit his hand as he reached for the tanto.

Motorcycles were getting around the burning wreckage. Lumi, Max and Grace gave cover fire.

“Let’s chat again. Soon!” Read the rest of this entry »


An Untitled Novel About the Road of Hope: Chapter 1.2

April 17, 2011

Chapter 1.2.1

[ Chapter 1.1 is here. ]

The bare-footed man took a long, hard drag on the cigarette and looked at Zach.

“I lost sons, today. Can I tell you how that makes me feel?! I’m lost! I’m mad as hell! I’m broken.

Do you know what it’s like to be the bad man? The sad man… behind blue eyes?”

“It’s him,” said John. Read the rest of this entry »