Bradley Wynne

 

A miscellany of words and stories from the Way-Back-When and the Come-What-May.

 

tarnishedpilgrim@bradleywynne.com

 

a.k.a. that Bloomsbury Girl

 

 


The ChuteIf those in your care faced slaughter and you had the chance to flee, what would compel you stand and fight?



Genres: Magic realism/political thriller. 107,000 words. *

 

 

Byng Marshall knew the promise of a landlocked sea had been yet another VoteOne lie. There had never been an Outback expanse of a size to warrant such a name; it had been a folly in the barrage of uncertainty that had flowed from war. We are a land between seas, the propaganda trumpeted, a sanctuary between vast unknowns. But the so-called Inland Sea on which the former doctor from Psych Hospital #7 now gazed, was little more than an insipid lake. Actually, it was a string of them connected by a sluggish river, besmirched with forests of water-logged dead things, eucalypts mainly, on which black birds wailed as if summoning up supper from the brown and yellow depths.