Cast Ashore — a novelette in 15 chapters

Cast Ashore: Chapter 10

Angels and Demons

Steve Fendt
5 min readNov 3, 2023


‘Beach Cyanotype’ — author image

Bleary-eyed and tousle-haired, Kaja gets up at sunrise. I can hear her on the phone, cajoling some reluctant staff to come in early and take receipt of the morning’s deliveries.

She goes to open up the store.



Steve Fendt Short stories, serial fiction, memoirs of a possibly quasi-true nature. Stories of the Australian beach and bush.