‘TEARS WITHIN THE GLASS’ Part 18 of 24

Deep beneath the water the pressure was beginning to tell on the man. Chest tightening. Moments felt like cycles. Ears ached. Senses clouded. Surrounded by darkness. Strength fading. Mind diming. A flurry of thoughts of his woman sharpened his senses. He did not know how deep he was but had not touched the bottom. He…

‘TEARS WITHIN THE GLASS’ Part 4 of 24

Twenty shuffled footsteps later, the man’s dazzled eyesight adjusted into a panoramic view of fluffy white clouds, crisp blue sky and lush green fields. Unlike the interior ambience of phosphorescent organics and blue light, the exterior was enveloped in a mild temperate light cast from far above. The spongy texture beneath his bare feet changed…

‘TEARS WITHIN THE GLASS’ Part 3 of 24

For many creatures the initial shock was intensified by memories piecing together of a time before this place. Amidst the furore they socialised, bonded, opposed, aggressed, shared, evaded, murdered, desired and ate. It was in the fibre of their being to thrive and survive in the grand but corralling space, with its teased promises. Certain…

‘TEARS WITHIN THE GLASS’ Part 2 of 24

The brown wooden blocks slotted together with the red iron framework, creating different sized containers that interlaced like an enormous puzzle. A network of pipes ran through every container, supplying food, water, temperature and other such nourishment to the ecosystem. Although there were only two giraffes present, the aisle was as long as thirty, tall…