Suspense and fear in an isolated location. Two people, one Other.
A man possessed must choose between proving his research or maintaining his sanity.
Kano Varre seeks a rare mineral in Outback Australia to prove his controversial research — what he finds is a nightmare.
His mind is possessed by the Diaballein, whose only purpose is to open a gateway to this world for his br...more
That said, this is an engaging story. It alternates between two characters, ...more
It’s also a wonderful snapshot of the spacious, harsh Aussie Outback meeting supernatural themes and fight-for-life sequences. I’m wondering if ‘Nan’ is an indigenous Aussie? Her wisdom became a character all of its own.
Great writing Cage. Four stars. -M
Kano is a metallurgist, who becomes possessed in the Australian bush and has to fight against bloodlust and horror, in order to stop himself from providing a conduit for ancient deadly creatures to enter our world.
Eyza is a researcher, standing on the edge of a mental breakdown. She undergoes hallucinations and paranoia, but when the creatures appear, she must trust her instincts and help Kano close the rift.
Really well-written, wit ...more
The story isn't a blood and guts horror story, more about suspense and fear in places where there's no one to help you, no one to run to.
Alone, even if not lost.
On the edge of nowhere, physically and spiritually.
It's a novella, short and sharp, and I enjoyed writing this one.
It came about because I threw a little tantrum when I got some bad news. And in that tantrum, I wrote this story. In three days. I did a bit of fixing and sent it ...more
A Storyteller, a dreamer, an imaginer. Some would say Fibber, Fabricator, Teller of Tall Tales. Yep – storyteller.
Born in the mid-northwest wheat-belt of Western Australia; lived all over Australia, worked at everything from sewage collection to comput ...more