Tag Archives: Farm

Dark Star, The Fifty-Third Chapter – Mending

I know it’s here somewhere, hidden amongst the cleaning supplies and Daddy’s special hunting equipment. There, at the back of the cupboard behind the boot liners and cable ties…. an old re-appropriated biscuit tin. I choose the bestest cleanest looking … Continue reading

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Dark Star, The Fifty-Second Chapter – Dressing

I flick through the clothes on the rail. They’re all the same, mostly. A frumpy sea of greens and browns. When Daddy asked for a “whole outfit”, does that mean just trousers and a shirt? Or a jumper too? I … Continue reading

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Dark Star, The Forty-Ninth Chapter – Bargaining

This one will be a good one. He took much longer than the others. Fought back harder. Daddy had to get the chains for this one. Perhaps it’s because he’s older than the other pets. I wouldn’t call this one … Continue reading

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Dark Star, The Forty-Third Chapter – Tanning

The pelts hang satisfyingly off the wire line, freshly cut and cleaned from our catch. I hoist them up another foot or two to catch the last of the evening sun. The pale white skin glistens brightly in the red … Continue reading

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