Fiction

The Barking Bird

When the animals disappeared, the residents of Ballyoran called a meeting. They could live without scavenging foxes and the early morning jabber of crows, but w...

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Whispers Beneath the Surface

With deep fascination, the five-year-old boy traced his fingers over the mummified mass that lay before him in the overgrown grass. It probably had been a cat. ...

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The Scent of a Monster

The twin suns did little to pierce the dense smog as it drifted in sheaths across the rooftops. Twyford Trowbridge stared out through the dirty windowpane. He d...

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The Rake & the Headdress

Layers of rugs covered the stone floor of the dark antechamber, dulling any noise. Tapestries aided the effect, but habit drove Alessia to proceed with caution ...

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The Architect’s Plan

November 6th, 2017

Previously published on Metamorphose, The Architect’s Plan was the top story of 2016. Now you can read it in Metamorphose V3! Click the button to get your...

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The Baby

November 4th, 2017

The team gathered for lunch around a long, narrow metal table on the observation deck of Station 49-Beta. Light streamed in through thick tinted, plate glass wi...

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The Mincer

November 3rd, 2017

The first call from Dispatch came in at around 8 PM. Stench levels reached a critical Phase. Meyer and DeBock were on duty in the Control Room. The unwelcome ca...

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Mosquito Screens

November 2nd, 2017

The little body between them weighed almost nothing. As though all the brightness and life that had suffused her minutes before had real weight she was now reli...

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