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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.


August 27, 2021

One Last Trip

First, I tested the contraption on objects: a heavy skeleton key, a glass of tap water, the watch I wore on my left wrist. I sent these things into the near future and as planned, they appeared in my home a week later without fanfare or fuss.


One Last Trip

First, I tested the contraption on objects: a heavy skeleton key, a glass of tap water, the watch I wore on my left wrist. I sent these things into the near future and as planned, they appeared in my home a week later without fanfare or fuss.


August 13, 2021

By Any Other

Beggar, she’s called during her hungry youth in the village by the waves. Servant, after the oracle’s acolytes claim her for their distant temple.


By Any Other

Beggar, she’s called during her hungry youth in the village by the waves. Servant, after the oracle’s acolytes claim her for their distant temple.


July 30, 2021

The Set-Up

The Ghost Lotus Society stacked up bodies in five countries with an enthusiastic disregard for life. In my four years tracking them, I picked up a shrapnel wound from a grenade and lost my left hand…


The Set-Up

The Ghost Lotus Society stacked up bodies in five countries with an enthusiastic disregard for life. In my four years tracking them, I picked up a shrapnel wound from a grenade and lost my left hand…


July 16, 2021

Heaven Ain’t What It’s Cracked Up To Be

I’m not the kind of person to complain—I never was. But now that I’m dead, I’m finding it a bit hard to keep quiet.


Heaven Ain’t What It’s Cracked Up To Be

I’m not the kind of person to complain—I never was. But now that I’m dead, I’m finding it a bit hard to keep quiet.


July 2, 2021

Amanita

When the poisonous mushrooms emerged, the girls flocked to them like birds to a field of ripe wheat.


Amanita

When the poisonous mushrooms emerged, the girls flocked to them like birds to a field of ripe wheat.


June 26, 2021

Giving Up the Ghost

I open my eyes. I am seventeen again. I’m sitting on my bed in my old room at my parents’ house. Eddie Vedder is crooning “Even Flow” over the boombox on my dresser.


Giving Up the Ghost

I open my eyes. I am seventeen again. I’m sitting on my bed in my old room at my parents’ house. Eddie Vedder is crooning “Even Flow” over the boombox on my dresser.


June 18, 2021

Never-ending Dawn

Roy pulled the covers up to his chin and huffed. “I’m not sleepy. Tell me more about the Mad Scientist of Station Seventeen, Grandma.”


Never-ending Dawn

Roy pulled the covers up to his chin and huffed. “I’m not sleepy. Tell me more about the Mad Scientist of Station Seventeen, Grandma.”


June 4, 2021

Alien Taxidermy and Love Have Four Things in Common

Another one fell from the sky today. It landed on my old pickup, with legs sprawled in every direction, long neck draped over the headlights.


Alien Taxidermy and Love Have Four Things in Common

Another one fell from the sky today. It landed on my old pickup, with legs sprawled in every direction, long neck draped over the headlights.


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.


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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.


August 27, 2021

One Last Trip

First, I tested the contraption on objects: a heavy skeleton key, a glass of tap water, the watch I wore on my left wrist. I sent these things into the near future and as planned, they appeared in my home a week later without fanfare or fuss.


One Last Trip

First, I tested the contraption on objects: a heavy skeleton key, a glass of tap water, the watch I wore on my left wrist. I sent these things into the near future and as planned, they appeared in my home a week later without fanfare or fuss.


August 13, 2021

By Any Other

Beggar, she’s called during her hungry youth in the village by the waves. Servant, after the oracle’s acolytes claim her for their distant temple.


By Any Other

Beggar, she’s called during her hungry youth in the village by the waves. Servant, after the oracle’s acolytes claim her for their distant temple.


July 30, 2021

The Set-Up

The Ghost Lotus Society stacked up bodies in five countries with an enthusiastic disregard for life. In my four years tracking them, I picked up a shrapnel wound from a grenade and lost my left hand…


The Set-Up

The Ghost Lotus Society stacked up bodies in five countries with an enthusiastic disregard for life. In my four years tracking them, I picked up a shrapnel wound from a grenade and lost my left hand…


July 16, 2021

Heaven Ain’t What It’s Cracked Up To Be

I’m not the kind of person to complain—I never was. But now that I’m dead, I’m finding it a bit hard to keep quiet.


Heaven Ain’t What It’s Cracked Up To Be

I’m not the kind of person to complain—I never was. But now that I’m dead, I’m finding it a bit hard to keep quiet.


July 2, 2021

Amanita

When the poisonous mushrooms emerged, the girls flocked to them like birds to a field of ripe wheat.


Amanita

When the poisonous mushrooms emerged, the girls flocked to them like birds to a field of ripe wheat.


June 26, 2021

Giving Up the Ghost

I open my eyes. I am seventeen again. I’m sitting on my bed in my old room at my parents’ house. Eddie Vedder is crooning “Even Flow” over the boombox on my dresser.


Giving Up the Ghost

I open my eyes. I am seventeen again. I’m sitting on my bed in my old room at my parents’ house. Eddie Vedder is crooning “Even Flow” over the boombox on my dresser.


June 18, 2021

Never-ending Dawn

Roy pulled the covers up to his chin and huffed. “I’m not sleepy. Tell me more about the Mad Scientist of Station Seventeen, Grandma.”


Never-ending Dawn

Roy pulled the covers up to his chin and huffed. “I’m not sleepy. Tell me more about the Mad Scientist of Station Seventeen, Grandma.”


June 4, 2021

Alien Taxidermy and Love Have Four Things in Common

Another one fell from the sky today. It landed on my old pickup, with legs sprawled in every direction, long neck draped over the headlights.


Alien Taxidermy and Love Have Four Things in Common

Another one fell from the sky today. It landed on my old pickup, with legs sprawled in every direction, long neck draped over the headlights.