Stories by Steve Barlow
The following are a selection of stories written by myself and made available free to download & read. I'd love, love, love your feedback.
Hope you enjoy.
The Death Of Jack Elmsley by Steve Barlow
Jack & Ruth were married for 64 years. They were in love for 67 years. Childhood sweethearts, they met at 11, became one at 14 and lived the perfect life, a perfect wife and a perfect husband, a perfect family. Until it stopped when Ruth passed on without warning.
Without his life partner Jack lost the will to go on.
A student of dreams and an avid explorer of the dreamscape Jack believes that his only way back to Ruth must be through dreams. Are they just dreams or are they a gateway.
This gentle short story looks into a lifelong love of two people filled with passion, humour & joy until the end when the desperation of one partners to get back to the other leads to a painless suicide.
Doctor Who - The Doctor & Jo 1973 by Steve Barlow
Even the Doctor can't fight the forces of nature.
Stranded on a beach in Cornwall as a mammoth wave comes rushing towards himself & his best friend Jo Grant.
This short 3 pages tale studies the Doctors mindset & fears.
Luci by Steve Barlow
A baby, born. Purpose unknown.
Born into wealth and born fully conscious, Luci grew like no child should.
Mean and cruel, Luci rapidly grows into a femme fatale enticing those around her for favours and spitting out those who annoy her.
Why is she here? Luci knows. What's good for her, is not good for mankind.
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The Doctor finds a Cat by Steve Barlow
Sometimes it's the moments in the Doctors life that matter, the SOS can wait, there's a missing cat to find...