The Damned May Enter – Chapter 3

Chapter 3 Escondido – Los Angeles, California   The bleeding wouldn’t stop. Dawn clasped his hand in hers as life drained from her body as if to blunt the inevitable blow. The automobile accident caused too much trauma to her internal organs; all the doctors could do now was keep her comfortable before she slipped […]

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The Damned May Enter – Chapter 4

Chapter 4 Paris, France               Daniel was annoyed for some inexplicable reason. A talkative young dark-haired woman had spent the last two hours sitting at the bar at Chez Ammand chatting up the bartender about living in Paris. He was working on lecture notes out of Isaiah for a seminar at the Sorbonne.  She […]

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The Damned May Enter – Chapter 2

Chapter 2 Tel Aviv, Israel – Hannover, New Hampshire – Beirut, Lebanon             Serafina Cohen was born to an American, Susana Feinberg, and Saul Cohen, a Dutch Jew. Saul, a Holocaust survivor, had seen his faith evaporate in the furnace of Europe’s great catastrophe that claimed the lives of his parents, brothers, and his precious […]

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The Damned May Enter – Introduction Video (Take 2)

I reworked and expanded on The Damned May Enter introduction video. I am still working on getting the audio a little clearer. There is some background noise here. Bear with me as I work on getting higher quality videos to my reading audience. Here goes:

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The Damned May Enter – Book I, Chapter 1

BOOK I   Chapter 1 Escondido, California   A winter storm swept into Southern California bringing precious rain to the parched ground of Escondido’s hills and valleys. The sound of rainfall on the roof joined with the crackling and hissing of a fire burning in the fireplace. Outside of the DeVaux’s living room window, the […]

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The Damned May Enter – Prologue

Prologue Doomsday – The First Night of the War… Chaparral, California                 We were standing at the edge of the end of the world. The taught thread suspended between a global community and the sovereign states that sought to control it finally snapped. The world descended into war just as it had almost […]

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The Damned May Enter: Introduction

Introduction The Damned May Enter An Apocalyptic Prelude By Jedidiah Paschall   Forgive these wild and Wandering , Confusions of a wasted youth, Forgive them where they fail in truth, And in Thy wisdom make me wise.                                                                         Lord Alfred Tennyson – Preface to In Memoriam   I suppose I should start out with […]

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