Month: September 2013

Pieces of Mind – Prologue (3200 words)

This is the opening chapter of a novel-length piece that I’m working on. I’m pretty excited about it. I think it’s a really fun story with some interesting surprises. I suppose that this can serve as a bit of a teaser. Like most of my writing, it’s sci fi but the strongest sci fi aspects aren’t necessarily present in this chapter.

 

Pieces of Mind

By Carl Hinchey

Prologue: James

In hindsight as he lay dying fifteen minutes later, James would consider that he should have been more cautious. He was living proof that no one, not even the most noble and decent, could avoid making enemies. James had accepted this as the price of success, but he had never considered that it would cost him his life. Continue reading