In Vitro Lottery – deleted scene

In its first draft form, my book had a prologue about the origins of the Norwegian Death. Although it set the scene and provided some backstory, I eventually removed it because it wasn’t really connected with the rest of the story and delayed the introduction of the main characters.

I’ve cleaned it up around the edges a bit and you can find it below as a deleted scene extra. Enjoy!

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A short story

Here’s a short story that I originally posted on my old blog. Enjoy!

Prepared

He looked out at his garden and admired the rough mound of earth and broken concrete that covered the shelter below. The scouting master in his childhood had always taught about being prepared; how it tipped the odds and made a man stand tall when disaster struck, while others floundered and ran. Continue reading