Storytime with Rhetaskew (9)

Welcome back to our weekly serial story posts. This week we present the conclusion of Audine Grein’s classic science fiction story.  As always, please let us know what you think. The Recall – Audine Grein (Part 2 of 2) Knowing that their recall was inevitable did very little to prepare Turner for the alarm when…

Storytime with Rhetaskew (8)

Welcome back to our weekly serial story posts. This week we share a classic science fiction short story, in the tradition of Bradbury, Silverberg and Heinlein. The author, Audine Grein, is 75 and has been spinning her tales for her family as long as they can remember. This story was originally published in Anthology Askew…

Storytime with Rhetaskew (7)

Welcome back! In this weekly series, we present, for your reading enjoyment, some of our favorite short stories, in easily digestible serialized episodes. Each week will contain links to the previous episodes of the story (in case you miss one). Please let us know what you think — and if you have written a story…

Storytime with Rhetaskew (6)

Welcome back! In this weekly series, we present, for your reading enjoyment, some of our favorite short stories, in easily digestible serialized episodes. Each week will contain links to the previous episodes of the story (in case you miss one). Please let us know what you think — and if you have written a story…

Greymoor Hall

Happy Halloween! In honor of my favorite time of year, may I present for your reading enjoyment, a small poem. The form is known as a CHANT ROYAL, and this is an example of a double-refrained version. The meter is a rarely used one, with a difficult name (tertius paeonic) but an easy beat (one-two-THREE-four)….