Wave Markers

This is a work in progress and so far it is a hybridisation and expansion of a clutch of short stories I wrote before Christmas 2020. The idea of melding them together was suggested by an enthusiastic friend who imagined my short tales morphing into something akin to Cloud Atlas (I wish). And, like a map of the clouds, wave markers could be as ephemeral and imagined…and perhaps as pointless.

Wave Markers by 雷竞技官网
Wave Markers by 雷竞技官网

The story now expands on the journey of Madelief, a Dutch woman, perhaps from a religious order, walking through the natural world of the New Fenlands with a mission in mind, a refuge named on a scrap of bark, hidden in the folds of her clothing, and the idea of a seed in her belly. A seed that might rebuild the world after society is ravaged by disease and ever-higher tides…

You can read the latest iteration of the story Wave Markers in PDF format here. This is, at this point (January 2021) either the complete story or simply chapter 1 of a proper novel, we’ll have to wait and see.