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The Return of Matt and His Wolves 10/22/16

Greetings friends! It’s been some time since I posted the epilogue to Dog Days. After three years straight of writing, it was time for a vacation/hiatus. In that time, I learned that finishing this story was going to take much longer than anticipated. Balancing a full-time job and big boy responsibilities can be draining, but […]

DOG DAYS: EPILOGUE

Epilogue   Char rocketed through the air, grazing past mountain peaks and launching into space. It’s only a dream, thought Char, until she opened her eyes. The depths of space smelled like wet polyester. She pulled the blanket from her face to discover the progenitor of her unconscious flight—a narrow sled grinding across ice with […]

DOG DAYS: CHAPTER 33

“When the bravest have all fallen And courage starts to fold, I’ll keep my silver near my heart; And you may keep your gold.   When your windows have all shattered And doors no longer hold, I’ll keep my silver near my heart; And you may keep your gold.” Michael Chwedyk, “Heart of Silver”   […]

DOG DAYS: CHAPTER 29

“When you’ve learned nothing from the past Or the lies people told, I’ll keep my silver near my heart; And you may keep your gold.   When they have all abandoned you And left your bones to mold, I’ll keep my silver near my heart; And you may keep your gold.”         […]

DOG DAYS: CHAPTER 26

Download the PDF version below: Dog Days-Chapter 26 The challenges faced by MIR are many. As a result, job roles are dynamic in nature to match the ever-changing landscape of isolation and retrieval. The best countermeasure to change is adaptability. As such, all field employees must complete and maintain the following curriculum regardless of designation: […]

DOG DAYS: CHAPTER 23

In the darkest depths, a corrupting evil stays vigilant. The duty of every Finisher is to maintain integrity in every action and thought—to be honest with others as well as themselves. Ask first what is best for the militia, not the individual. For each member is a wet stone to an ever-growing blade—admired for its […]

DOG DAYS: CHAPTER 22

“When the full moon waxes brightest And there’s none left to scold. I’ll keep my silver near my heart; And you may keep your gold.   When they manage to fool you still With faces of the old. I’ll keep my silver near my heart; And you may keep your gold.”   M. Michael Chwedyk, […]

DOG DAYS: CHAPTER 21

                “Do you always call your mother Judith?”                 “’Mom’ will slip out from time to time.”                 “Do you do it to hurt her?”                 “I don’t know. I’m telling you the truth.”                 “I never called you a liar.” […]

DOG DAYS: CHAPTER 20

Dan clenched onto the cello as the waves heaved and crashed. Blue whales battled by breaching into one another, their impact ignited the darkness with lightning and awe. He played a note he had never heard before, and the ocean accepted it as a lullaby. Soon the battles ceased. Dan felt the sand beneath his […]

DOG DAYS: CHAPTER 18

“The enemy of my enemy is my friend.” This proverb should be held close to your heart. As we begin to bring all factions together, let us not lose sight of our common goal. Although we may disagree on how to kill the wolf-blooded, the promise of their death should make all parties rejoice. Rule […]