Category: Episode 1 – Cyclone Jones: The Long Summer

Electric Shock

Guardians Of Atlanta 8 (Electric Shock) When they arrived back, the stars shined brightly, unconcealed. They stared through the black, at something gleaming in the nearby field. Cyrus went to check it out, but it floated up off the ground. Connor gave a shout, and Cyrus ran at the sound. The chase began, they ran […]

Small-Town Romance

Guardians of Atlanta 7 (Small-Town Romance) As Phillip Keller’s corvette headed back to 400, And the Joneses began dinner and sat there and wondered- Why Phillip Keller wanted their land so badly, A different sports car pulled up and Cyrus squealed gladly. The black Trans-Am with so much love and work put inside it, Ferried […]

Progress Is Knocking

Guardians Of Atlanta 6 (Progress Is Knocking) Dinner time came for the happy Jones family, They sat down to enjoy their meal, But something cold still lingered in the air, And all three of them could feel, The relentless spirit now climbing their steps- A monotonous drone in his heart, And soon that drone would […]

Telling Connor

Guardians Of Atlanta 4 (Telling Connor) The boat shifted, creaked, and bobbed, In the wind on Lake Lanier. But Connor and Cyrus both enjoyed it. They didn’t have any fear. Connor loved to sit and fish, And Cyrus loved the spray. And they loved to be with one another, On any given day. The baseball […]

The Baseball Game

Guardians of Atlanta 3 (The Baseball Game) The old blue back-door swung open, Into the Joneses’ farmhouse. Cyrus looked into the kitchen, There was no one about. Lightning flashed and thunder roared, As her soaked and shivering form- Stepped inside and dripped to the floor, Hoping to get warm. Reed: “Cyrus?” Came a voice from […]

The Headband

Guardians Of Atlanta 2 (The Headband) Five years later in Alpharetta, The Joneses’ home and town, At Canaan Baptist Church, Sunday School had come in from the playground. It was time for the parents to come and pick up, All of their young kids. Reed rolled into pickup Cyrus, And was met with a hug […]

The Prophecy

Guardians Of Atlanta 1 (The Prophecy) Reed Jones was a farmer, just North of Atlanta His wife laid sick in bed. Just picture it, can’t ya? A baby in her womb, a storm raging outside The lightning locked them in. The storm poured from the skies. The wind and rain battered their tiny Georgia town. […]