White Dove

His words are a white dove that flies to a sacred destination, through the canyons of my brain, over the ocean of my inner body, and finally to the sacred mesa of my tattered heart.

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At the Gates of Hell and of Heaven

But no, the big entrance door swung open and out of it came a woman dressed in a long black gown with a white covering on her head. I blinked, thinking surely I was dreaming. But she was still there, greeting us as we climbed out, saying “Welcome to the Sisterhood of Mary.” And with that welcome, in the space of a single day, we passed through the gates of heaven after escaping the gates of hell.

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Death of Free Speech

the normalization of silence & fear “Why you fool, it’s the educated reader who CAN be gulled. All our difficulty comes with the others. When did you meet a workman who believes the papers? He takes it for granted that they’re all propaganda and skips the leading articles. He buys his paper for the football […]

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The Game of Life

I start here, on the night of November 6, 2016, the night Donald Trump became president. That night will forever be imprinted on my brain, driving from my home in Woodland Hills to Silvia’s sister’s house in Fontana. Fires blazed on the skyline. Police cars raced in the opposite direction on the freeway, sirens blaring, lights flashing. The country was on the verge of chaos, angered that this orange man bad had been elected, or so it seemed he would be.

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Upside Down: Mavis

the last chapter of luminaria! Since December, Terror House Magazine has been publishing installments of my science fiction novel, Luminaria. Now we’ve reached the last chapter…or is it? I’m already working on the next ten chapters. Over these past few months this has given me a chance to see reactions and make changes so that […]

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Mapping Out LUMINARIA II

what’s next for lance rey? Totally mapped out LUMINARIA II and started writing the first chapter, Jungle Fever: Naomi. The thing about these books is each chapter is the story of a different woman, with each chapter creating an ever widening and complex web, so I don’t think there’s been a book like that before. […]

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LUMINARIA

chapter nine, part 2, published now at Terror House magazine What a perfect universe this is. What a perfect balance of foulness and beauty. Violence and peace. Chaos and harmony. Emotion and intellect. Who are the gods? Whose hand is above them all? Not even I know that. We know nothing, really. Except that emotions […]

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