The Eternal Fate of Captain Edward Fiott

We sat inside a circular house of one room, the walls composed of a type of mud brick and the roof thatched from dark green foliage weaved together into an intricate pattern. A fire lay in the middle of the room, where food upon skewers was cooking, the vapours of which floated up through an … Continue reading The Eternal Fate of Captain Edward Fiott

The Whispered Fate of Captain Edward Fiott

“As soon as I get enough money for a ship back to England I’ll plant my feet in her earth and never take to sea again. As soon as I get the money,” he said and turned around to order another round of scotch. I refused this offer. He complied, moving my glass to his … Continue reading The Whispered Fate of Captain Edward Fiott

Four Letters from the Life Lived by Oskar Gröning

1 Herr Mathias Gröning, I regret to inform you that your wife passed away during childbirth at approximately 19:06 today, the 11th of July, due to complications that arose from a caesarean section. Despite your wife's death the procedure was a success, you are the father of a baby boy weighing 9½ lb. He has the same … Continue reading Four Letters from the Life Lived by Oskar Gröning