Short Stories

Death to the Fight

Winds lashed against Jimmy and his classmates as they attempted to trek across the upper walkway of Wankebury Boys’ High. “Screw this,” said Trent, pulling his blazer collar up to...

7 May 2017

SkullBook

>> login: Thanatos >> count(member_name, “SkullBook”) 40,587,151 Thanatos: Master, your new social media platform is exceeding expectations. DE4TH: Yes, these fools love surveilling and profiling themselves to their own demise....

30 June 2016

Till Death Do Us In

The Pitch Across the rosewood desk, the two pairs of eye sockets seemed to… sag. Lowell knitted his brow: definitely no flesh, just two skeletons in black cloaks. He could’ve...

31 March 2016

Death Trap

A signal chirped… then it repeated itself. Glances were exchanged across the table, followed by the bowl of mashed potatoes. Paz shoved a spoonful of carrots into his mouth… then...

31 October 2015

Crashes

“Just two more semesters,” I tried to reassure her. But she left. • It’s as if I see her everywhere… Must concentrate. Must pass these exams. • She was at...

14 August 2015

Waste Management

Michelle gulped at the charred pulverizer with its casing splayed open and the mangled mess in blue overalls ten feet away. It was the first time in her twenty-three years...

30 July 2015

CYchopath

Lights out. You’re hoping you’re the only one here with military-grade opticals. Unlikely; hence the freezer virus. Your boots barely squeak as you sprint down the sterile corridor, dashing in...

4 July 2015