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Transferred by Anoop Anthony

Transferred by Anoop Anthony Dr. Sanil Cherian sat slumped at his desk and thought longingly about going home and getting drunk out of his mind. For this was his daily routine — he left the...

The PFL by James Rumpel

The PFL by James Rumpel Despite the simplicity of its name, Alvera Space Port Lounge was the preferred gathering place of the most powerful beings in the galaxy. Devoid of the limits of time...

Licorice by Doug Hawley

Licorice by Doug Hawley I had been working in the University of the Filipinas anthropology department for several years, when I got the break of my career.  I was awarded a decent sized grant...

The Night Is Feral by Rene Vasquez

The Night Is Feral by Rene Vasquez The night is feral, released from the bonds of its eternal cycle. I am locked in the apprehension that the stars, too, will break loose and rain...

Through the Hole by James Rumpel

Through the Hole by James Rumpel             “It is amazing how fast the human mind can think,” thought Michael Shultz. A concept that was exquisitely demonstrated by the fact that it occurred as Michael...

Lonely Lou by Karen Walker

Lonely Lou by Karen Walker Standing in Lou’s smoky, sweltering apartment, Officer Berg fanned his face with his notebook as his partner Munroe tried a new approach.    “How are you feeling? Anything going...

What I Did Not Become by Harrison Kim

What I Did Not Become by Harrison Kim I’m talking with Mrs. Everton, the anorexic faced one lunged Grandmother puffing cigs by the wood stove as snow falls outside.  She tells me more blizzards...

Communication breakdown by Tim Frank

Communication breakdown by Tim Frank In a city of poverty and destruction, with no government or infrastructure, everywhere submerged by water, full of immigrants unable to communicate, dogs became the one thing men and...