Starlight #15: Not of Blood

Cad (Narration): I’m learning things are rarely as simple as they appear. Castor and Nala stare, stricken, at Mr. Emmens. Nala: Malcolm was always an alien? Mr. Emmems: Yes. He crashed in our yard as little more than an infant, and… we took him in. Castor: You took in an alien as your son? Mr. […]

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Starlight #14: Littleville

We begin with Cad and Hunter driving into Littleville, a small quaint farming town in Kansas. Cad (Narration): Just a few hours ago, I was debating whether Team Starlight needed to exist. And, I mean, it’s still a good question. But right now, split up into three different teams, investigating an alien murder mystery? I […]

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Starlight #13: Bloodbound

Starlight is a series I started writing for fun in 2016, written in the “style” of a comic book.  As such, this is not my best writing, but it’s something I had fun doing. Nala’s car pulls up to another mansion, huge, well-decorated. As Cad, Hunter, and Nala get out of the car, Castor approaches from his home. Cas: Nala. Nala: Cassie. Castor and Nala embrace. She steps back […]

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Starlight #12: E.T.

Starlight is a series I started writing for fun in 2016, written in the “style” of a comic book.  As such, this is not my best writing, but it’s something I had fun doing. We open in Parker’s home. Parker is playing video games, on call with Hunter, at his own house. Parker: Throw up some cover… Hunter: I’m working on it, working on… There’s a sad beep. Parker: […]

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Starlight #11: Ignition

Starlight is a series I started writing for fun in 2016, written in the “style” of a comic book.  As such, this is not my best writing, but it’s something I had fun doing. We begin in a mansion in the countryside: huge, luxurious. Two siblings, Malcolm and Millie, kids maybe 5-10 years older than Cadmus and his friends, sit in a small room, watching the stars. Malcolm: I […]

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Starlight #9: Skeletons in the Closet

Starlight is a series I started writing for fun in 2016, written in the “style” of a comic book.  As such, this is not my best writing, but it’s something I had fun doing. Nala, Hunter, and Eliza hurry up to Hurt House. Eliza: Come on, guys, hurry. Hunter: Um, are we sure this is safe? Nala: It’s definitely not. Hunter: Great. Cadmus (Narration): It’s been a weird day. […]

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Starlight #8: Hurt House

Starlight is a series I started writing for fun in 2016, written in the “style” of a comic book.  As such, this is not my best writing, but it’s something I had fun doing. We open on a crumbling, demolished lakeside property… the same one from Issue #6. Narration: Sometimes, things are forgotten. Slowly, we zoom in. Narration: Every neighborhood has a house- one house which seems to have forgotten […]

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Starlight #7: Foul Play

Starlight is a series I started writing for fun in 2016, written in the “style” of a comic book.  As such, this is not my best writing, but it’s something I had fun doing. Cad (Narration): So, it’s game day. Game night? Whatever. We open at Ridge Hill High’s stadium, night. A sizable crowd has gathered to watch a football game between the Ridge Hill Hawkeyes and the Inlet […]

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Starlight #6: Touch & Go

Starlight is a series I started writing for fun in 2016, written in the “style” of a comic book.  As such, this is not my best writing, but it’s something I had fun doing. We open on a rainy day, outside a shambling house by the marsh. Inside, a girl is sobbing, clutching herself. Girl: I’m s-so sorry… She glances at a picture of herself and a blonde-haired boy […]

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Starlight #5: Starlight

Starlight is a series I started writing for fun in 2016, written in the “style” of a comic book.  As such, this is not my best writing, but it’s something I had fun doing. Part One The issue begins at the front door of Cadmus’ house. Parker is waiting by the door, looking conflicted. After a moment of hesitation, he walks nervously up to the door and presses the […]

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