Bullet Catcher started last week! In Silverwood: The Door, the trees are alive with the sound of murder. In Tremontaine, Tess defends Riverside! Plus, a new micro story is published for Microfiction Monday!
How does a nice week in the woods sound? Like screaming. It sounds like screaming.Ever since the old Silverwood Electrical & Engineering labs shut down, the site, surrounded by trees on a quiet mountain, has been a peaceful refuge for campers of all kinds. But soon after a ragtag troop of scouts and a bus full of corporate drones arrive for a week of roughing it, the forest turns against them.There’s a strange pollen in the air that is making everyone agitated. Violent, even. There’s a creepy girl with a teddy bear. A giant, monstrous teddy bear. And there’s a malevolent force beneath the dirt, desperate to open a door between dimensions and return home. All it needs is blood.Welcome to Silverwood, campers.
A corporate-bonding game of paintball seemed like the worst thing that could happen this week. But then the cubicle jockeys start wandering off, ghostly visions descend, and rage begins to fill hearts. Suddenly a dumb little game in the woods doesn't seem so bad.What did you think of the episode? Let us know in the comments or review it on Goodreads.
Welcome to Tremontaine, where ambition, love affairs, and rivalries dance with deadly results. A Duchess whose beauty is matched only by her cunning; a handsome young scholar with more passion than sense; a foreigner in a playground of swordplay and secrets; and a mathematical genius whose discoveries herald revolution when games of politics begin, no one is safe. Keep your wit as sharp as your steel in this world where politics is everything, and outcasts are the tastemakers.
Diane invites her daughter, Honora, to a celebration. As he contemplates his own future, and that of his school, Rafe overhears an unsettling conversation. Kaab and Tess reminisce. The Salamander need Tess’s help.What did you think of the episode? Let us know in the comments or review it on Goodreads.
In the desert, you can bend. You can splinter. But you can't break. Not if you want to be free.Immaculada Amaya Moreno has no kind of life in no kind of town. Her parents are dead, her brother probably is too. When a stranger arrives, a stranger who can bend bullets to his will, she figures she has nothing to lose. So like a cobalt shadow cast in the sand, she follows him into the wastes. She's hoping to find answers, purpose, maybe even some kind of life. What she finds will change not only her life, but her whole world.
Immaculada Amaya Moreno has left what little she had behind. Everything except her gun. She’s tracking a Bullet Catcher into the desert, holding on to hope, for a better life, and maybe for some answers. But in the Southland, life comes in two flavors, hard and harder, and the answers usually come back “no.”If you haven't read episode one, you can read it for free now!What did you think of the episode? Let us know in the comments or review it on Goodreads.
This week's Microfiction Monday featured a micro story by Silverwood authors Sisters of Slaughter. Remember to turn your Serial Box push notifications on to get new micro fiction on Mondays at 3pm EST! Learn more here.