Phe, Chapter 7: The Clockmaker’s Daughter

After the Landowner’s body is taken away, I shift and drift out into the gardens of the hospice house. Water bubbles and sings as it flows over the rocks in the fountain. The sounds make a melody over the rhythm of the patients’ breathing inside the house. From here I can watch my fellow death…

Phe, Chapter 5: The Visitor

5: The Visitor I’ve made my way to a small hospital in Vermont, this time the pediatric ward. Don’t worry, I’m not here for one of the young ones. I’m hovering in the hallway for the Visitor who soon will step off the elevator. I volunteered for this one. I was mentoring our new death…

Phe, Chapter 4: The Teenager

4: The Teenager If you look up the trunk of a tall pine tree to your right, you’ll find me sitting on a limb way up in the canopy. This is east Tennessee and the Appalachian mountains are giving their best fall show. It’s one of my favorite places to be this time of year….

Phe, Chapter 3: The Salesman

I’ve been hanging around a hospital in Texas for a couple of days now. This run dropped me in the middle of the Texas hill country in August. By the looks of everyone around me, the heat must be bad. I know I’m here for the Salesman, but this extreme heat might demand an extra…