Lightning turns out a Light

I usually do not comment about local stories, but this one is just breaking my heart:

CARBONDALE, Ill. - A
Carbondale student athlete is dead after being struck by lightning
Thursday afternoon at a track meet. Corey Williams was an 18-year-old
junior at Carbondale Consolidated High School. he was walking toward
the ticket booth at the track when lightning struck. Now the school
and community are reeling from the loss
(KFVS12).


A dark day for his friends and family to be sure, but this story has filled me sadness that I cannot exress. I have no connection to his family or community, but my heart aches for them and my prayers go out to them.

It is a terror when anyone days, but to have that smile taken out of the world. I mourn that we will never know what great things he would have accomplished. Please pray for his family and friends.

My name is C.E. Dorsett, and I am a scifi/fantasy writer. I have written the books Shine Like Thunder and The Chain, just to name a couple.  I am really a builder of worlds from the wuxia inspired, scifi setting Our Solemn Hour to the dark fantasy of Dragons of Night.  My writing is influenced by writers like H. P. Lovecraft, Charlaine Harris, Alice Hoffman, Armistead Maupin, Frank Herbert, E E Doc Smith and Robert E Howard. I love to tell stories and talk with my readers.