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...
Aztechnology Beta

Aztechnology Beta

“You gotta check out this pocket, bro. It’s insane. Here’s the app.” The link reached out. A hand looking for a shake. Arto didn’t grab it.  He was ninety that Misha wasn’t a bot or bait, but ninety isn’t everything. He scanned the...
The Garden Vote

The Garden Vote

Lawrence didn’t need to read the crumpled green paper that was flapping in his face. He knew damn well what it said. He didn’t bother listening to the irate woman shaking the pamphlet in front of his nose like a maraca; he knew what she said too. “I’ll take care of...