Flicker and Pulse

Flicker and Pulse

Bruce expected some hippy-dippy new age music. It had been like that when he went to get his palm read and at the tarot place. But not here. It was different. There was no music at all. No props. No anything. Soot black and hollow, the back room was an empty shell....
Clagmarate Fate

Clagmarate Fate

The iron was cold on Roth’s tongue and his spit tasted like rust as it trickled down his raw throat. The bit, much like a horses harness, kept him from speaking while the other iron, chains and manacles, kept him from moving. “We should kill him.” Came a deep voice,...
A Dream in BlueDrop Alley

A Dream in BlueDrop Alley

Water. Ripples in water. Aqua-blue hue. A dream dipped in color. The light shimmered and danced gently. Shapeless patterns in azure textured the brick walls in silence; slowly, lethargically. Fingers on skin. If the stones of the alley were anything other than blue it...
The Brute Bucket

The Brute Bucket

The severed head of the vampire looked up from the metal bucket and bared pointed fangs. “I’ll kill you for this, you filth! Your agony will be unending!”   His decapitator smiled. “Like I give a shit. My agony is already unending.” ...
A Walk With New Sempa

A Walk With New Sempa

The crater that Sempa materialized in was larger than normal. It wasn’t the typical circular shape either. The edges were rimmed with cracks and a wide crevasse extended off to her right, travelling toward the straight horizon. It made the hole look like it was...
Abundian Battle

Abundian Battle

Dwe’leh Otoda stood at the crest of a grassy hill and gazed down at the valley below through three pairs of glasses. Each was a different prescription but, combined, they allowed him to see normally. At the edge of the low field, halfway across, were a pair of...