1 Last Year's Model A sentient appliance is thrown away.
Fiction: Sci-Fi, K+, English, Tragedy, words: 315, 7/14/2021
The Battle at Heron's Beak The naval battle at Heron's Beak marked the beginning of the end for the Derg Dynasty, shortly before the extermination of most human life on the planet. Nevertheless, the technologies introduced helped prepared humanity for the trials to come.
Fiction: Fantasy, K+, English, Fantasy & Suspense, words: 743, 7/13/2021
1 Spite Picket Fence Two suburban neighbors come to loathe each other without any personal offenses.
Fiction: General, K+, English, words: 161, 7/9/2021
The Four Blades I hold four blades close, ready for use at a moment's notice. They are the karambit, the kukri, the kris, and the katana.
Fiction: Humor, K, English, Humor & Drama, words: 271, 7/7/2021
1 Anomalocaris The ancient predator lurks between stars, waiting for signs of intelligence. It has just found humanity.
Fiction: Sci-Fi, K+, English, Horror, words: 175, 7/7/2021
1 Lascar Ama smuggled herself onto a voidship after a dare by her twin sister. She returns to find the world she knew is gone, but reshaped by her decision.
Fiction: Sci-Fi, K+, English, Family & Friendship, words: 577, 7/7/2021
1 Salt and Powder Captain Tang led his slavers away from the coast, his hold full of desperate refugees. Then a stranger named Twister Tay clambers onto his deck, challenging his crew at once.
Fiction: Thriller, K+, English, Adventure & Suspense, words: 797, 7/6/2021
1 The Four Friends My four friends have been with me for years, my silent scientific collaborators.
Fiction: Biography, K+, English, Friendship, words: 335, 7/4/2021
A Poolboy's Prayer A Cthulhu cultist prays as he cleans the pool.
Fiction: General, K+, English, Humor, words: 310, 7/4/2021
1 A Board Wizard Skatos the Scatterbrained was a plodding, awkward wizard. He invented a method of transportation still popular today: the skateboard.
Fiction: Fantasy, K+, English, Humor, words: 309, 7/3/2021
The Fourth House on the Right Luis Lopez was an older military veteran, living alone in a neighborhood being acquired by financial firms. Despite their attempts to dislodge him, he always stayed one step ahead.
Fiction: Sci-Fi, K+, English, Suspense & Adventure, words: 1k+, 7/2/2021
1 The High Score Hailey never had much interest in videogames, but that changed once she was stoned.
Fiction: Humor, K+, English, Humor, words: 295, 7/1/2021
Off Track A railway engineer beholds a surreal vision.
Fiction: Horror, K+, English, Supernatural & Horror, words: 322, 7/1/2021
The Spinward Sortie An ambitious conqueror sent armies around both arms of the galaxy in eons past. What happens once they meet again?
Fiction: Sci-Fi, K+, English, Drama & Humor, words: 339, 6/29/2021
1 Rising from the Land Stand After the failure of the American nuclear bombs, Japanese holdouts use a peculiar new weapon for psychological advantage. It inspires a very different application in medicine.
Fiction: Historical, K+, English, Sci-Fi & Suspense, words: 284, 6/28/2021
The Helvetian Siege After the Cold War went nuclear, the remnants of NATO and the Warsaw Pact close in on the people who started it.
Fiction: Historical, K+, English, Suspense & Sci-Fi, words: 235, 6/27/2021
Night Haunt After the evaporation of black holes and dwarf stars in an entropic universe, a single source of power drives existence: the Nightgaunt Drive.
Fiction: Sci-Fi, K+, English, Sci-Fi, words: 215, 6/25/2021
2 The Widow's Whip Attacked by younger assailants, an old widow evens the odds with a surprising weapon.
Fiction: Sci-Fi, K+, English, Suspense & Sci-Fi, words: 370, 6/24/2021
The Cackling Planet The gas giant R3-X had an eerie radio scream. After unsuspecting fugitives land on one of its moons, a horrifying blight is unleashed on the universe.
Fiction: Sci-Fi, K+, English, Sci-Fi & Horror, words: 625, 6/22/2021
3 The Right Stars Cthulhu never imagined saving the world, instead of destroying it.
Fiction: Horror, K+, English, Humor & Parody, words: 502, favs: 1, 6/20/2021