Stories in the series "Matthew and Ben"
# 1: A Shadow of a Life
He watched from his window as several boys gathered in the alley. They always showed up in the early evening and talked for a while. Sometimes they would laugh and he wondered what kind of jokes they were telling. There was an older boy, much older than him, who looked like the leader. He wished his mother would let him stay out later so he could join them. He didn't have any friends and watching the boys together made him ... [ Read More ]
# 2: A Touch of Dargon
"Is," Matthew said. "Is not," Ben replied. "Is!" "Is not!" "Is too!" Matthew argued. "Unh uh," Ben said shaking his head. "My dad said so!" "Your dad's wrong," Matthew told Ben as he lifted his stick again. "We'll have a duel and whoever wins is right," he said as he swung lightly at Ben. Ben lifted his stick and tried to block but missed, not that it mattered as Matthew missed Ben on the swing. Matthew jumped back when Ben recovered and swung. "Missed me," Matthew teased. "Knights ... [ Read More ]