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Bargains by the Slant-Light

by on Oct 9, 2018 in Short Fiction, Slider | 1 comment

Bargains by the Slant-Light

SHORT FICTION: Every night, the devil sits himself on the lip of her bed and every night, she sighs and whispers the same word over and again. “Yes.”

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What to Do When It’s Nothing but Static

by on Apr 24, 2018 in Short Fiction, Slider | 1 comment

What to Do When It’s Nothing but Static

SHORT FICTION: Don’t stop until the world clicks back into position. Sky above, earth below. Flesh threaded along calcium. Nerves and sinew, thews and thighs, the gravity of viscera and old scars, six decades’ worth.

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A Priest of Vast and Distant Places

by on Mar 13, 2018 in Short Fiction, Slider | 2 comments

A Priest of Vast and Distant Places

ORIGINAL SHORT FICTION: Beneath you, the airbus—an older model, a little threadbare at the wings—thrums with complaints, dissatisfied with the double standards imposed by its makers: a pilot is permitted to retire, his plane is condemned to scrap. How fair is that?

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The Ghost Stories We Tell Around Photon Fires

by on Jan 23, 2018 in Short Fiction | 3 comments

2,900 Words Be careful with trusting navigation systems. Sometimes they lie. They say there is a place where world ships go when they know the end is close. A prism of stars, ravenous, burning like abattoirs, striated by temporal anomalies and transcendentally sublime. If you go there,...

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