Bad Air by Carl Bystrom #writephoto

“Damn,” Meredith’s disappointment felt unwarranted. She’d noticed the signs even before shuttling to the surface, but they’d made the descent anyway. This wasn’t the debris of a Solar swarm. Something other than those bastard Locusts had destroyed this world.

“Not what we were looking for?” Azi chimed, their tone knowing.

Meredith’s face hardened. Relying, as she did, on expensive whispers and rumors meant travel bred disappointment as often as delight. Distance bent not only time and space, but meaning as well. Age and language warped communication in a cosmic game of telephone, so ‘winged plague may have begun as ‘death from the sky or simply ‘bad air.’

“We will track down every last one of those beasts,” Meredith replied to her companion. “But in the meantime let’s see if anything left on this world has value.”

“There must be a story…”

Of course there’s a story, Meredith smiled. There’s always a story

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About Sue Vincent

Sue Vincent is a Yorkshire-born writer and one of the Directors of The Silent Eye, a modern Mystery School. She has written a number of books, both alone and with Stuart France, exploring ancient myths, the mysterious landscape of Albion and the inner journey of the soul. She is owned by a small dog who also blogs. Follow her at and on Twitter @SCVincent Find her books on Goodreads and follow her on Amazon worldwide to find out about new releases and offers. Email:
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