Excelsior – RIP Stan Lee

Stan Lee pulled off both- and in so doing he created not just a world, but an entire universe all his own.

Relinquish the Ashes

Up concrete steps, chipping paint crackling under his feet. The latch on the gate creaks with rusty protest, he doesn’t manage to muster a sigh in response. His phone groaned in his pocket and he slumped into one of the lattice patio chairs shaded by the blooming bougainvillea he had trained up and around the bistro…