Year: 2042 Month: July Day: 25 Location: Castella Residence Surroundings – Richmond, Virginia Ketra watched Horus with a wide eyed expression on her face. The assassin pressed a button fastened on his sweater, above his left shoulder. A clear liquid seeped away from the button, in all directions. It crawled over his entire body, adhering … Continue reading The Russian Connection (10): Trust Me
The Ironsi saga continues
Year: 2042 Month: July Day: 25 Location: Castella Residence – Richmond, Virginia Meghan Castella took in a shuddering breath as she listened to the phone ring. It had taken her a little while longer to work up the courage she needed to place the call. Now as the phone rang, she knew there was no … Continue reading The Russian Connection (9): The Chase
The second part of the series on the times, roles and death of Nigeria’s first military head of state.
Year: 2042 Month: July Day: 25 Location: Castella Residence Surroundings – Richmond, Virginia Horus raced stealthily through the thick forest vegetation, which ran across the narrow tarred road, leading up to a lone duplex which sat at the bottom of the sloping road. The cold air froze his breath into tiny ice shards as they … Continue reading The Russian Connection (8): Infiltration
0035Hrs. 30.08.90 The silence of the dark night was shattered by the cacophonous ramblings of tens of riffles spewing pellets of death in all direction. Like falling snow, bullets rained elephants and hippopotamus on almost every roof in our community and the darkness of the night was murdered by flying Molotov cocktails. Five minutes later, … Continue reading Enough Is Enough
A series that addresses the time, roles and death of Nigeria’s first military head of state.
Year: 2042 Month: July Day: 25 Location: Castella Residence – Richmond, Virginia Meghan walked out of the bathroom, wrapped in a white towel that hung loosely over her breasts and stopped just below her hips. She shook her head, dislodging hidden water droplets from her hair and promptly crashed on the bed. John Buchanan’s funeral … Continue reading The Russian Connection (7): 2027
Year: 2042 Month: July Day: 23 Location: Washington Dulles International Airport The man walked towards the immigration checkpoint and flashed the seated officer a well-practiced smile. He slid his blue jacketed passport across the protective steel reinforced nano-glass filter and looked around, before returning his gaze to the immigration officer. The officer did not return … Continue reading The Russian Connection (6): Welcome Home
During the times that have come by, I pray for war to come. Not these new modern warfare. The old kind. Those ones stationed between battle noise and mud trenches. The zipping sounds of mortars, as empty bullet shells illuminate the blood heavy war terrain. Soldier boots marching through old places that were once called … Continue reading Old Soldier
Year: 2042 Month: July Day: 22 Location: Manchurian Plain The People’s Liberation Army Quarters (PLAQ), is a massive underground intelligence and military facility located within the Manchurian plain in China. Construction of the facility began in the year 2000, but it wasn’t until 2025 that it was completed. The Chinese had been very careful for … Continue reading The Russian Connection (5): An American Target
I had just turned six when the soldiers first came visiting. I was sleeping beside Mama on the mat. Papa had gone to Nsukka to get his manuscripts and hadn’t return since last week.That night we slept earlier than most other nights, the moon was hidden behind clouds of thick dust and smoke and the … Continue reading Night Terrors
Year: 2042 Month: July Day: 12 Location: The Global Watch Towers – Virginia Meghan Castella stood behind the crew of camera and light engineers as they silently worked on minor adjustments to their equipment. The news anchor was John Buchanan, a young suave man with an ego bigger than the American wastelands. He delivered his … Continue reading The Russian Connection (2): The Reporter
Year: 2042 Month: July Day: 10 Location: Berlin Brandenburg Airport – Arrivals Niklas Baumhauer ran a hand through his shock of dirty blonde hair. His other hand casually brought up the half eaten Big Mac it held to his gaping mouth and he bit off a healthy morsel of the burger, chewing noisily. His hand, … Continue reading The Russian Connection (1): A monk in Berlin
Copyright © 2016 Kelechi E. Agu All rights reserved. This book or any portion thereof may not be reproduced or used in any manner whatsoever without the express written permission of the publisher except for the use of brief quotations in a book review. World war three fell upon the world like a shadow cast … Continue reading The Russian Connection – Prologue