Author Archives: Lee Smiley

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I write things. Maybe you'll read them.

Terra Incognita–Chapter 12

Happy Veterans’ Day to one and all!  If you came here looking for my highly disturbing Halloween story, you’re out of luck—I just took it down.  However, I may be coerced to send it out on request for anyone who … Continue reading

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Terra Incognita–Chapter 11

And, so, we continue with the adventures of Marcus and Heather as they do whatever it is they are doing at this point of the story.  Happy reading! Chapter 11 Marcus returned to his room at the top of the … Continue reading

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Terra Incognita—Chapter 10

Chapter 10 Not a word was spoken by any of the four companions as they walked back into the streets of Glenfold. The only sounds any of them made, aside from their footfalls on the rock-strewn paths, were the occasional … Continue reading

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Terra Incognita—Chapter 9

I have some new and exciting things planned for here soon.  Well, new anyway.  Maybe even some old things done again in a new way.  I’m crazy like that. In the meantime, we continue our tale following Marcus and Heather … Continue reading

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Terra Incognita—Chapter 8

Chapter 8 Honeysuckle . . . The sweet scent in his nose stirred Marcus gently in his sleep. He did not open his eyes, only breathing in the air and smiling as happy memories from his past played in his … Continue reading

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Terra Incognita—Chapter 7

Chapter 7 As night fell, they made camp along the banks of the river as thick fog began to roll in from the Misteld. The surrounding grassy hills and even the river beyond a few yards soon was lost in … Continue reading

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Terra Incognita—Chapter 6

I apologize for the delay in posting this chapter.  I’m a busy guy.  However, this is a particularly long chapter, so for those of you still reading this story (yes, both of you), you have even more of my bad … Continue reading

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Terra Incognita—Chapter 5

Chapter 5 When nearly an hour of daylight remained, Marcus felt the uncomfortable sense of urgency again and knew it was time to move on toward his appointed task. He took his suitcase into the bedroom he had occupied as … Continue reading

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Terra Incognita—Chapter 4

I read some of this now and some of the writing is painfully bad.  Oh, well. Chapter 4 It was several hours before Marcus fell back into slumber. By that time, he was questioning whether he had seen the image … Continue reading

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Terra Incognita—Chapter 3 (and Assorted Sadness)

Today is the third anniversary of my mother’s death.  Instead of writing about that, as I did here and here, I’m going to recommend anyone who is my Facebook friend to read what my brother wrote about the topic today.  … Continue reading

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