Angel’s Lair

I stared down at Phoenix in their crib. They were knocked out. They were half cuddled with the stuffed Gnome Angel –  Gnomegel – in their crib and half swaddled. I obviously hadn’t done the swaddling thing correctly. With the wave of a finger, I corrected the error. I leaned over then, placing Gnomegel further… Continue Reading →

Angel Return Delivery

I woke up slowly. It was a new thing because usually I was asleep and then just suddenly aware. Apparently, being the father of a new life made me more tired than I could have imagined. It was immediately apparent what had eased me awake: the sounds of Phoenix fussing, just a little, beside me. … Continue Reading →

Angel Wings Revealed

Something strange was going on. I knew something was off in the Sanctum. It made me anxious, almost obsessed with being gone. I was always milliseconds from throwing Medea over my shoulder and phasing us to our home on the beach. I kept hearing the words “something wicked this way comes.” I was not one… Continue Reading →