Mythology

Loki’s Last Stand by Matthew Calleja

Loki’s Last Stand by Matthew Calleja

The cave was dark and damp, as it had been for time unending. He couldn’t recall how long it has been since his own brethren betrayed him. This cave had been his prison for thousands of years, perhaps. Bound by chains made from his own […]

Atalanta: The Foot Race by Aleena Islam

Atalanta: The Foot Race by Aleena Islam

“Go!” She shot off like a bullet ricocheting against the sand, leaving dust in her trail. Whoops, cheers, and howls of encouragement erupted from the ruthless crowd as they watched the Prince of Thessaly chase determinedly, albeit helplessly, after the Arcadian huntress. Atalanta, jogging just […]

The Price of Existence by Stefan Magri

The Price of Existence by Stefan Magri

“I surrender,” Jacob said, hands held up. The guards were confused. They were not used to people coming to the gates to surrender, especially when it meant certain death. Unfortunately, Jacob saw no other way this could end. Not without extracting a higher price in […]

Wizard’s Eye by Matthew Cilia

Wizard’s Eye by Matthew Cilia

From planes of glowing green and flowing rivers I took him to lands of darkness, despair, bareness

Forefather’s Price by Yesahel Scicluna

Forefather’s Price by Yesahel Scicluna

The chained Prometheus followed the trail of the slowly setting sun with his eyes, treasuring the last few moments of warmth that he would have for the day. He knew full well how unforgivingly cold the night could get up in the mountains, but even […]

Fool’s Quest by Jacob Fiott

Fool’s Quest by Jacob Fiott

The blood red sky reflected off the glistening water, turning the river into what looked like a flood of blood. Right beside and above this river was another river. The dead were emerging from their graves, waves upon waves of them flowing into the realm […]

The Story of Heaven on Earth by Jake Muscat

The Story of Heaven on Earth by Jake Muscat

The whole world consisted of people who were intelligent and who spoke in pretty much the same wavelength. As the people progressed scientifically, materially and socially, they were able to find a place which was devoid of buildings and decided to settle there. They named […]

To the Muses by Mel Ramage

To the Muses by Mel Ramage

Allow me to show you pain: It’s being home with no solace; My pain demands to be felt. 

The Intellectual Saviour by Andrew Sammut

The Intellectual Saviour by Andrew Sammut

Joshua was extraordinary in his own way. From a regular person’s point of view, he was spooky and too much of a nerd. From his parents’ perspective, he was proud of himself and enjoyed going out alone, a tendency which they deemed to be rather […]

Odin for Hire by Luke Mizzi

Odin for Hire by Luke Mizzi

Odin watched as actor Anthony Hopkins, portraying Odin himself, donned with golden plates of armour and right eye covered, screamed at the dashing Chris Hemsworth with theatrical ferocity. Behind Odin, in a cage carved out of ash tree, were two ravens; Huginn and Muninn, thought […]

The Myth of Everything by Russell Galea

The Myth of Everything by Russell Galea

Everything created Something– eleven of it, and called it Morg.’ He helped them grow, he helped them know, he helped them so. And as they grew they birthed life, and worshipped Everything He was content for they knew their places. Alas, not all’s well that […]

Anosognosia by Jelina Georgieva

Anosognosia by Jelina Georgieva

Love: do you know what real love is? Kindness: when was the last time you showed some? Passion: have you ever truly felt it? Dignity: do you have any left? Hope: I have none left… Once, humans used to know. Once, humans used to feel. […]

The Real Cinderella Story by Casey Sacco

The Real Cinderella Story by Casey Sacco

Dear diary, A dream is a wish your heart makes… but what if that dream isn’t so easy to decipher? I mean, how many times have you had an odd dream that you couldn’t put into words to save your life? Oh, now look at […]

First Revelation By Nigel Klemencic-Puglisevich

First Revelation By Nigel Klemencic-Puglisevich

It was a hard walk. The stones beneath my feet began to agitate me more and more, as if they were mosquitoes gnawing on my arms. The sun’s rays penetrated deep into my heart, heating my insides as if they were its next meal. The […]

Angels Behaving Badly by Joanna Bugeja

Angels Behaving Badly by Joanna Bugeja

In the heavenly sky above, among God’s archangels, was Lucas. He was clothed in celestial silver clouds, wore stars on his feet, had the moon for a crown, and bestowed a gentle waterfall of graces among the faithful. He was of a beauty so rare […]

The Tale of the Modern Odysseus by Asiya Gendron

The Tale of the Modern Odysseus by Asiya Gendron

Words cannot describe the horrors my father faced lost at sea. The endless waters tried to consume him and his heart was never free Of the desperation he felt eating at his soul, He thought of his wife and son His only lifelines Time almost […]

I Will Go to the ends of the Earth by Martina Farrugia

I Will Go to the ends of the Earth by Martina Farrugia

Olivia is fuelled by determination to succeed in this quest. It is not the first time she has been sent on a hunt, and it will not be her last. However, this one is different: her aim is not to prove herself to her fellow […]