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Red Lights by Danielle Ramaekers

Red Lights by Danielle Ramaekers Suspended in front of her face was a small creature radiating a soft red light. Not too glary, but enough to illuminate from its head down to its tiny...

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...

Chess in Hanoi by Gary Ives

Chess in Hanoi by Gary Ives This is about my cousin Gordon who grew up rough. Nobody, including his mother Thelma, knew for certain who his father was, only that he was black. Sadly,...

No Doubt About It by Tony Billinghurst

No Doubt About It by Tony Billinghurst Real people can’t find me. Even if they search through all the dead end towns in the world and get the right one, they won’t find the...

The Boy with an Earache by Jon Wesick

The Boy with an Earache by Jon Wesick Pain! An ice pick of agony stabbed Kenny Johnson’s ear. He imagined millions of germs attacking his ear drum with microscopic pick axes and packing the...

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...

A-hab by Edd B. Jennings

A-hab by Edd B. Jennings The path to my fixed purpose is laid with iron rails whereon my soul is grooved to run.—Moby Dick (chapter 37) Damn, she was hot, which was why I...

The Bid by K. McGee

The Bid by K. McGee “Wakey wakey! Get that perky little ass out of bed, Karla. We got us a situation here!” Karla curled into a ball, hands clamped over ears, and for one...

Pairs by Frederick Foote

Pairs by Frederick Foote “Our mission here is to open this backwater of civilization to the opportunity and promise of the free market world. We’re here to liberate a stunted and manipulated population from...

Limbo by Joseph James

Limbo by Joseph James This was just a place. Nothing more than a solid spot in the effervescence of time and space. A lump of rock, dirt, and moss that sat like a stone...