I just wanted to share this review of my first draft for The Department for Mutated Persons. It's 1984 meets X-Men! To read it for yourself, you can check on this blog OR go to Wattpad. Also, if you write a review, share it with me!
“Alan!” Athena’s voice echoed inside Alan’s brain, ping-ponging its way between his ear drums. Alan realized he had been staring at a box of cereal turned backwards on its rickety metal shelf. Alan glanced over at Athena who was standing next to him in the grocery store aisle. Alan didn’t really think of it as … Continue reading The Department for Mutated Persons – Chapter 6
“Get up, Mr. Mitch-,” Finch’s voice was cut short when he peered into Alan’s room and saw that he was already up and dressed. “Five minutes.” Alan nodded and grabbed his vest and hat. It had been a week since he joined the 308 precinct, and he still didn’t sleep well, but not from living … Continue reading The Department for Mutated Persons – Chapter 5
Alan didn’t eat well at dinner that night. He almost forgot to eat at all. Arriving late, he got the bottom of the barrel so it wasn’t exactly hard to lackadaisically poke at his food. Alan had zoned out to such an extent that he didn’t notice when Marshall sat down next to him with … Continue reading The Department for Mutated Persons – Chapter 4
“Get up, Mr. Mitchell!” Finch’s voice rang like a morning bell inside Alan’s brain. He had hardly slept at all the first night, and now it was still dark and Finch was shouting for him to meet the new day. “Bus comes in twenty minutes, and you’re going to be on it whether you like … Continue reading The Department for Mutated Person – Chapter 3
“Welcome to Work Precinct 308,” the robotic voice chimed from the self-driving car’s dashboard. The car stopped softly, the windows slowly transitioned from opaque to transparent, and Alan saw his new home for the foreseeable future. It was an old apartment complex, mostly concrete with soft edges, with blacked out windows and strong metal doors … Continue reading The Department for Mutated Persons – Chapter 2
The stone edifice was impeccably clean, white granite facing out at the black asphalt of an empty city street. The block was government zoned, and that meant police enforcement at every corner. Alan was uneasily standing across the road with a bag slung over his slouching left shoulder. His amber eyes stared up at the … Continue reading The Department for Mutated Persons – Chapter 1