THE SLATE OF VALE PART 22B

HAPTER 22 The Regent Jeff followed Vanessa into the lobby whose emptiness is a twin to the room he had been sleeping in. The rigidity of the wall was like that of a shell and its foundation, looking as though it had grown out from the bedrock of mother earth itself. The floor was neat […]

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THE SLATE OF VALE PART 22

CHAPTER 22 LEX Jeff rolled uncomfortably on the bed but this time taking his face away from the walls to face the entrance. The spring on the poorly constructed bed had exceeded its elastic limit making his weight to sink inside. The bitter taste of the medicine had long turned sour and was still somewhere […]

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THE SLATE OF VALE PART 21

CHAPTER 21 ZONE-3 Flashes of lightning brightened the dark smoky atmosphere and the drizzling of the rain, cloaked with the sooth that suspended in the moist air. There were distant screams of pain and anguish. The whole place was desolate and the heat of the burning buildings was not affected by the lightning or the […]

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the slate of vale part 20

CHAPTER 20 My foe my friend The morning swerved into the hallway with a misty air that suspended around the light of the sun, which tubes in different numbers from the brick wall. Even though humid, the air smells fresh, pure and peaceful; its frigidity would have been welcomed if it was not clothing Matt’s […]

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THE SLATE OF VALE PART 19

READ FULL STORY HERE CHAPTER 19 THE SILLY PLAN Its two days now. Forty eight hours away from the last visit to the teacher’s block. No sign of Jeff or Ema. No news from Zone-3 as to the way about of the two. Raz, Leonard and Sandra keep telling them to calm down that everything […]

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THE SLATE OF VALE PART 18

READ FULL STORY HERE CHAPTER 18 The blaze Many thoughts clouded his consciousness as he waited for the ticking hands of time, which strokes its pattern in an endless orbit. The tick-tock rhythm had long turned to a lullaby of odyssean thoughts. Sleep was difficult, and until he had stroked his brow and felt the […]

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THE SLATE OF VALE PART 17

READ FULL STORY HERE   CHAPTER 17 The inquisitor “Watch where you are going junk-a-s” Isaac bellowed. “Am sorry” Matt apologized and walked to his seat without looking back at Isaac or his bunch of friends. He carried a tray, bearing his breakfast of bread and coffee. He was sure Isaac had bumped him on […]

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THE SLATE OF VALE PART 16

READ FULL STORY HERE   CHAPTER 16 TROUBLE CONTINUES Eleven, oh thank God, at least it shows I am moving towards the right direction. Jeff heard himself say as he watched the flame card with a haggard, yet hopeful looks. His eyes had long mastered the rhythm, boring as it may seem, he had no […]

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THE SLATE OF VALE PART 15

READ FULL STORY HERE CHAPTER 15 MORE TROUBLE “I can’t believe we travelled all night” Jeff said, noting the delight growing in his stomach and the gladness in his eyes to blink the gold light again. Refreshing breezes were drifting over them, driving wide the horrible odor from the tunnel. The field of green spread […]

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THE SLATE OF VALE PART 14

READ FULL STORY HERE   CHAPTER 14 THE TUNNEL “What happened” Ema groaned in the darkness. Her ribs cage aches from the fall, her left hand going numb with the teeth of pain and her vision all blur. For some passing moments she found her lungs struggling for air, no matter how turgid and dry. […]

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