The Grey Player

Old age and guile, my boy!

A black console controller
Photo by Axel Mencia on Unsplash


Winter light. Everything monochrome except the yellow flashes on the guards’ uniforms and the green pine trees round the perimeter. The middle of the area is all storage containers, arranged in a grid pattern. Four guards patrolling, two north-south, two east-west. Three more on the perimeter. A hut near the exit with two more who never come out…



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Tony Atkinson

Tony Atkinson

Snapper-up of unconsidered trifles, walker of paths less travelled by. Writer of fanfiction. Player of games.