Director Gene Haldry, PhD.

Director Gene Haldry, PhD. The Montgomery Report Black screen, spotlight appears on a theatrical stage framed by red velvet drapes. Stage center sits a round oak table with two chairs. Also made of oak, the chairs’ tall backs appear to…

Sasha and Kevin Hendricks

Sasha and Kevin Hendricks The Montgomery Report A stage framed by red drapes, darkened and empty but for the spot light on a an oak table and chairs in the center. Highlights and shadows dance across the ornate hand carved…

Maria

Joseph turned off the television and tossed the remote aside. He sat there on the bed, looking at the blank screen for a few moments, I haven’t watched TV for years, and still there’s not a single thing on. How…

Do Not Enter

Joseph looked around the hotel room, checking to see if he left anything behind. Where’s my picture? Oh, right, Maria has it. He gave one last look, wishing he could just stay here, and headed for the door. The hallway…

Joseph

There was very little he could do about the fact that he was alone, in the rain, with the wind smacking him in the face like an angry woman, repeatedly. His entire wardrobe, 3 pairs of pants, 4 shirts, and…

Cop Poetry

Sheriff Brown is the central character of the Claire Creek stories. Although no one character other than the town itself appears in every story, every primary character interacts with the Sheriff at some point during the series. His symbolic role…

Fishing

Sheriff Brown and Dr. Allen sat on the banks of Claire Creek fishing. Well, not so much fishing as drinking, while their poles rested on a pair of rocks at their feet, lines dangling in the water. Sheriff Brown dropped…

Cowboys and Aliens

Cowboys and Aliens Vic, Sasha, and Kevin had been riding for several hours without a single interesting thing happening when Sasha called for break. “Hold!” Kevin and Vic both turned around, surprised, to see what she needed. It had been…

The Labyrinth of Night

Journal of Kevin Hendricks Day 27: Noctis Labyrinthus,  2 days SSE of Tholus County Made camp an hour ago. Tomorrow we begin mapping the Noctis Labyrinthus, the “Labyrinth of Night”. I approach this section of the journey with a mixture…

The Czar of Mars

The Czar of Mars The crowd stank of sweat and pheromones. The sounds of cheering and cursing and yelling had all melded into a single background audio that Sheriff Matthew Tomes barely noticed anymore, like a fan in the window…

Ceremonies

Dedication Marcel perched on the edge of the South face of Olympus Mons looking down on the platform set into the lower East face where the Queen’s Regent would be speaking in a few minutes. Nearly the entire Kentauran colony…