Passio

Cleopatra and Richard the Third were going at it. From his window, Oliver could hear the squeaks as Cleopatra drove...

The Horrors of the Future

My name is Lexi and the year is 2464. Humanity is on the brink of extinction. I have found a...

Eclipsed

The children’s giggles lifted and bounced across the enormous curved paneling of the planetarium. The class of six year olds...

From Misfortune, A Voyage

It was misfortune that gave birth to the idea—that idle notion that would carry me away from family, tribe, and...

Dangerous Dreams

Fire was all I saw around me. Along with the screams of children. I ran toward the screams, but then...

Sher’s Wood

“Forty seven thousand pounds of food supplies,” Gisborne said motioning to the hologram of the Docking Bay. He watched the...

Golem

A woman in a smart skirt and white blouse pushed against the door with her shoulder. It opened slowly, heavy...

Missing Jack Diderot

AUGUST 26. 7:35 a.m. 2012 A figure stood alone in the morning heat, silent among the crickets, dim and insubstantial...

Burn the Witch

The roiling liquid in the pot fought against my stirring. Its angry boil launched specks of burning lard onto my...

Sleeper

Stan was a fat man and everyone knew it. He knew it. His wife knew it, but didn’t complain. His...