If I Only Had No Heart

The novella, If I Only Had No Heart, was posted serially here in 2018.  You can read each chapter, or feel free to download a Kindle formatted .pdf file of the whole story – absolutely free!

UPDATE: This story will become unavailable for download on 25 July 2020, then will be sequentially removed starting from chapter 1 (8 August 2020) and ending with chapter 15 (14 November 2020). If you wish to download and/or read this story, now is the time. Thank you for your patience, and I hope you enjoy. To learn more about my plans, read this post.


Spirit, an acolyte of the machine goddess, performs her duties well and still yet absorbs much torment from her superiors.  Thought to be a viral creation, the android is banned from speaking with the goddess until, one day, her friend Klavdiya hands her a prayer card. Spirit hopes that the prayer card will bring her peace, but the goddess has other ideas…


Download the entire book for free in a Kindle formatted PDFYou only have a limited time – on 25 July, 2020, this will disappear from the website!


Chapter 1 (2600 words) (Removal Date: 8 August 2020)

Chapter 2 (3000 words)(Removal Date: 16 August 2020)

Chapter 3 (3200 words) (Removal Date: 22 August 2020)

Chapter 4 (1800 words) (Removal Date: 29 August 2020)

Chapter 5 (3500 words) (Removal Date: 5 September 2020)

Chapter 6 (4200 words) (Removal Date: 12 September 2020)

Chapter 7 (3600 words) (Removal Date: 19 September 2020)

Chapter 8 (4300 words) (Removal Date: 26 September 2020)

Chapter 9 (2400 words) (Removal Date: 3 October 2020)

Chapter 10 (4300 words) (Removal Date: 10 October 2020)

Chapter 11 (3900 words) (Removal Date: 17 October 2020)

Chapter 12 (4000 words) (Removal Date: 24 October 2020)

Chapter 13 (3400 words) (Removal Date: 31 October 2020)

Chapter 14 (2200 words) (Removal Date: 7 November 2020)

Chapter 15 (2000 words) (Removal Date: 14 November 2020)

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