Fiction: ‘House of Ash’

93 - House of Ash
‘Welcome! Welcome everyone!’ he announces in his booming voice. It carries far over the heads of the gathered citizens who buzz with excitement at the bottom of the steps. There’s a flash of cameras from the crowd. For the first time in recent history, the reporters have all gone quiet. The house behind the man …

Review: ‘Norse Mythology’ by Neil Gaiman

33 - Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman
The Norse gods are unlike any other gods. They are not invincible, indestructible, or all-knowing. They are not without their insecurities and weaknesses. The gods are not flawless. They can be rash and headstrong; they are easily fooled and surprisingly petty; they are vain, competitive to a fault, moody, and jealous. They drink too much …