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January 14, 2022

One More Sunrise

Sunrises here are different. Some days I still expect a big watery ball of light creeping over the horizon, washing the hills in orange and red, turning the sky into a palette a messy painter forgot to clean. Instead, I watch a small white spot climb through an abyss devoid of any color, tinting the […]


One More Sunrise

Sunrises here are different. Some days I still expect a big watery ball of light creeping over the horizon, washing the hills in orange and red, turning the sky into a palette a messy painter forgot to clean. Instead, I watch a small white spot climb through an abyss devoid of any color, tinting the […]


December 31, 2021

Spring or Winter’s Respite

The stork looked convincing, even in detail. It needed to because the parents came within a few feet of it. It had ruffled, synthetic feathers and a large beak made of hard rubber.


Spring or Winter’s Respite

The stork looked convincing, even in detail. It needed to because the parents came within a few feet of it. It had ruffled, synthetic feathers and a large beak made of hard rubber.


December 17, 2021

A Little Good Magic

Dear Santa, I wanted to say thank you for the mountain bike. It’s been very useful, even if it wasn’t what I asked for.


A Little Good Magic

Dear Santa, I wanted to say thank you for the mountain bike. It’s been very useful, even if it wasn’t what I asked for.


December 3, 2021

You Are Not a Player Character

The pattern of your days is unbreakable, though you don’t think about breaking it. You are content leaving your thatched cottage at exactly midday, traveling around your village to the same places.


You Are Not a Player Character

The pattern of your days is unbreakable, though you don’t think about breaking it. You are content leaving your thatched cottage at exactly midday, traveling around your village to the same places.


November 19, 2021

Demon Summoning Circle Starter Kit

what kind of sick joke is this? i have always purchased from you over the years and am a loyal customer but seeing things like this has me changing my opinion.


Demon Summoning Circle Starter Kit

what kind of sick joke is this? i have always purchased from you over the years and am a loyal customer but seeing things like this has me changing my opinion.


November 5, 2021

A Voice in the Winter

The air was crisp with the promise of winter, and I mourned for the Treesingers. Brother Ash was already mute, his tree always the first to color and shed its leaves. He would not speak again for many months.


A Voice in the Winter

The air was crisp with the promise of winter, and I mourned for the Treesingers. Brother Ash was already mute, his tree always the first to color and shed its leaves. He would not speak again for many months.


October 22, 2021

I Don’t Burn Like You

Then they sentenced me to burn. Bad idea. I tried to tell them, to warn them. I don’t burn like you, I said.


I Don’t Burn Like You

Then they sentenced me to burn. Bad idea. I tried to tell them, to warn them. I don’t burn like you, I said.


October 8, 2021

The Unchecked Box

Gorgalax strode into the Palace of Oppression’s break room. There, taped to the refrigerator, was the document which had guided his every action over decades of conquest: his to-do list


The Unchecked Box

Gorgalax strode into the Palace of Oppression’s break room. There, taped to the refrigerator, was the document which had guided his every action over decades of conquest: his to-do list


September 24, 2021

The Memorial

Auston shook his head and pulled away a vine twisted around the pedestal. As soon as his fingers brushed it, the statue spoke in a booming voice. “Behold my works, O lesser mortals!”


The Memorial

Auston shook his head and pulled away a vine twisted around the pedestal. As soon as his fingers brushed it, the statue spoke in a booming voice. “Behold my works, O lesser mortals!”


September 10, 2021

Ward F

The paper chart hanging in the frame outside the room simply listed “particle beam injury.” This was one of the only hospitals in the country where they still used paper charts. Less data leaks that way.


Ward F

The paper chart hanging in the frame outside the room simply listed “particle beam injury.” This was one of the only hospitals in the country where they still used paper charts. Less data leaks that way.


Search through the archives using keywords such as title, author, prose fragment, or category. You may also search by month and year, or simply scroll down to view a selection of our most recent stories.


Happy Reading!


January 14, 2022

One More Sunrise

Sunrises here are different. Some days I still expect a big watery ball of light creeping over the horizon, washing the hills in orange and red, turning the sky into a palette a messy painter forgot to clean. Instead, I watch a small white spot climb through an abyss devoid of any color, tinting the […]


One More Sunrise

Sunrises here are different. Some days I still expect a big watery ball of light creeping over the horizon, washing the hills in orange and red, turning the sky into a palette a messy painter forgot to clean. Instead, I watch a small white spot climb through an abyss devoid of any color, tinting the […]


December 31, 2021

Spring or Winter’s Respite

The stork looked convincing, even in detail. It needed to because the parents came within a few feet of it. It had ruffled, synthetic feathers and a large beak made of hard rubber.


Spring or Winter’s Respite

The stork looked convincing, even in detail. It needed to because the parents came within a few feet of it. It had ruffled, synthetic feathers and a large beak made of hard rubber.


December 17, 2021

A Little Good Magic

Dear Santa, I wanted to say thank you for the mountain bike. It’s been very useful, even if it wasn’t what I asked for.


A Little Good Magic

Dear Santa, I wanted to say thank you for the mountain bike. It’s been very useful, even if it wasn’t what I asked for.


December 3, 2021

You Are Not a Player Character

The pattern of your days is unbreakable, though you don’t think about breaking it. You are content leaving your thatched cottage at exactly midday, traveling around your village to the same places.


You Are Not a Player Character

The pattern of your days is unbreakable, though you don’t think about breaking it. You are content leaving your thatched cottage at exactly midday, traveling around your village to the same places.


November 19, 2021

Demon Summoning Circle Starter Kit

what kind of sick joke is this? i have always purchased from you over the years and am a loyal customer but seeing things like this has me changing my opinion.


Demon Summoning Circle Starter Kit

what kind of sick joke is this? i have always purchased from you over the years and am a loyal customer but seeing things like this has me changing my opinion.


November 5, 2021

A Voice in the Winter

The air was crisp with the promise of winter, and I mourned for the Treesingers. Brother Ash was already mute, his tree always the first to color and shed its leaves. He would not speak again for many months.


A Voice in the Winter

The air was crisp with the promise of winter, and I mourned for the Treesingers. Brother Ash was already mute, his tree always the first to color and shed its leaves. He would not speak again for many months.


October 22, 2021

I Don’t Burn Like You

Then they sentenced me to burn. Bad idea. I tried to tell them, to warn them. I don’t burn like you, I said.


I Don’t Burn Like You

Then they sentenced me to burn. Bad idea. I tried to tell them, to warn them. I don’t burn like you, I said.


October 8, 2021

The Unchecked Box

Gorgalax strode into the Palace of Oppression’s break room. There, taped to the refrigerator, was the document which had guided his every action over decades of conquest: his to-do list


The Unchecked Box

Gorgalax strode into the Palace of Oppression’s break room. There, taped to the refrigerator, was the document which had guided his every action over decades of conquest: his to-do list


September 24, 2021

The Memorial

Auston shook his head and pulled away a vine twisted around the pedestal. As soon as his fingers brushed it, the statue spoke in a booming voice. “Behold my works, O lesser mortals!”


The Memorial

Auston shook his head and pulled away a vine twisted around the pedestal. As soon as his fingers brushed it, the statue spoke in a booming voice. “Behold my works, O lesser mortals!”


September 10, 2021

Ward F

The paper chart hanging in the frame outside the room simply listed “particle beam injury.” This was one of the only hospitals in the country where they still used paper charts. Less data leaks that way.


Ward F

The paper chart hanging in the frame outside the room simply listed “particle beam injury.” This was one of the only hospitals in the country where they still used paper charts. Less data leaks that way.