freedom

The Tar of Freedom by Frederick Frankenberg

The Tar of Freedom by Frederick Frankenberg The peaceful and calm sensation when I found that vein in my arm with the needle flashed through my mind. My eyes opened, and I had blurry...

The Last by Alexander Preis

The Last by Alexander Preis The quill scratched against the parchment, the iron gall ink leaving its impressions in flowing text. With little more than a shaft of moonlight and the rapidly approaching dawn...

Mouthalator 996 by Ara Hone

Mouthalator 996 by Ara Hone Ansion Gilpepper stepped up onto the hoverboard tethered at the virtual platform’s edge and peeked between virtual curtains at the avatars occupying every seat in the virtual hall. The...

The Circus by Andrew Older

The Circus by Andrew Older Storm clouds were beginning to materialize as Harry and the others pulled into the driveway. Johnson looked up and squinted – to him, the confluence of clouds seemed artificial,...

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...

Any Other Day by Mark F. Geatches

Any Other Day by Mark F. Geatches It was the last week of my wife Marge’s life. No, there was no terminal illness, no degenerative disease, no premonition, not even the threat of suicide....

Land of the Free by Manuel Moya

Land of the Free by Manuel Moya Lost amidst the mountainous terrain, a traveler attempted to balance his wearying body on the little remaining strength of his legs. But each time a new peak...