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Reset by James Rumpel

Reset by James Rumpel The screen door swung open so quickly and ferociously that it nearly came off of its hinges. It slammed shut just as vigorously behind Danny Wilson. The twelve-year-old boy kicked...

A Nation of Sheep by Jon Wesick

A Nation of Sheep by Jon Wesick Boom, boom, boom! Boom, boom, boom! The sound of synchronized clapping and foot stomping shook the convention center’s walls. Harsh camera lights cut through the darkness to...

Not Who I Thought I Was by Mitchel Montagna

Not Who I Thought I Was by Mitchel Montagna The day I learned Bergin had died, at 50, I heard his terrified voice again, cursing me like few ever have.   We had bunked together...

S.O.S. by Keith Soares

S.O.S. by Keith Soares Okay, I admit you almost got us. But we’re leaving, and we’re not coming back. So whenever you return from gallivanting through the stars, you’ll find the place as empty...

QB1 by Frederick Foote

QB1 by Frederick Foote He was a seventeen-year-old black as sin, boy with a smile that would light up the Coliseum. At six feet two inches and one hundred eighty pounds with exceptionally long...

Just Basic Biology by James Rumpel

Just Basic Biology by James Rumpel On a cold spring Saturday morning, Kyle Emerson woke up with an unexplainable desire to go to Utah. The impulse grew in intensity as he prepared for the...

Uncontacted by Matt Hlinak

Uncontacted by Matt Hlinak Georgia leaned against the bar and wiped the sweat from her brow. The grandmotherly bartender hobbled over. Georgia ordered a bottle of water in passable Portuguese. The bartender nodded and...

The Future Vault by Harrison Kim

The Future Vault by Harrison Kim Neil, the wide faced, fast walking school bully, and inquisitive fifteen year old skinny shouldered Cal,  waded together through black, thick water, along a tunnel dark canal far...

Curveball by DL Shirey

Curveball by DL Shirey Ravé Eloh was born a bit wider than the other babies. Not fatter, wider. The doctor told his mother that Ravé’s body was made up of two conjoined twins who...