Wednesday, February 9, 2011
In the Garden of Legion, Honey...
"Wheat!" as Porter is apt to shout. The eighth anthology I am to be a part of this year just accepted my story "Garden of Legion".
It is a weird western for the Wandering Weeds anthology. A bizarre collection of ravenous roughage, perilous plants, ballistic bushes...I'll stop now.
Inspiration for Garden of Legion came as I was sitting in church (and why wouldn't it?) So, yes it is that Legion.
A recurring character of mine the gunfighter Porter Rockwell, rides into a dying little mining town, (that I based on Eureka, Utah) named Eden. Lot of biblical resonance. Eerie danger rolls into town as it twists and strangles about on a windy moonlit night.
Very pleased with how much it creeped out my wife.