FICTION: THE GREY TEMPLE
Introducing serpentine new Weaponeer Mark Paddy, whose strange, hallucinatory SF / fantasy piece caught my imagination. On Jupiter, as flying serpents traverse the violent skies above the Great Red Spot, a mysterious tower arises. Harry has been chosen to deliver a divine message - only he can reach the tower. The original image for this story is 'Great Red Spot' by Ethan Hein.
The winds of Jupiter blew silently among old temples. Old, ancient artifices created by long deceased inhabitants. They float. Those massive circular obelisks. Float in the massive toxic winds that inhabit Jupiter's atmosphere. Inside that giant red eye. A nefarious purpose they do serve, in a capacity that only long dead corpses know. The quiet altars that roam the sky. Ready to reawaken and invoke a change that would twist the very fabric of reality ...READ MORE