short fiction

Testimonials

Joey has all the components of a great editor: an understanding of structure and how it functions; the ability to disseminate content, to identify its strengths and weaknesses, and to...

2 January 2020

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

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

The Community Project

One of the two big men with black stockings over their heads leaned over the counter to grab the cash. The other pointed his pistol at Yuki. She was about...

30 June 2015

Just Another Patrol

The master caution alarm blared. Michaela’s eyes ran across the cracked panoramic screen, the schematic blinking: hydraulic fluid leak in the right leg actuator, 5.7mm gun damaged… not good. And...

30 October 2014