Darren Lester

Darren Lester is a teacher of many things in the south-west of England, who writes to clear out his single brain cell every evening before it refills the next day.

Stories by Darren Lester

Masquerade

Illustrated by Michael Ilkiw

Her mask shifted, ever so slightly, as the final client of the day left the room. She could hear the crunching and clunking of the white rings as they rubixed their way around her face, but she could never quite tell if everyone heard the noise or whether it was because of how tightly the …