Kharmic GooGoo

A brief moment, a thought, a connection to something that was promised to be gone and your chance at redemption vanishes. Feel it? Good. You now know you came from another place, a when. With this sudden intrusion, the warm post-birth glow you were feeling should be fading and you'll note the arms of your …

Trial of Futility

Elaine Luo being

He is too late. The smell of the spell's components linger a moment, cordite and cinnamon, then even that vanishes, leaving behind only the inevitable and the only option left, prayer. His mouth already moves ignoring intellectual objection. Stupidly, he seeks help from up high. A god, demon, something just slightly better would be fine. …

A Ssssserious Missssion

You two are the forward advance party. You will jump to the DZ from thirty-thousand feet and set up an ambush here. Once you see the signal get ready to spit and don't stop spitting until you see our flag flying over that compound. ATTENTION! Gentlemen, your country is grateful for your service. Fall out.

The Sacrifice

God is the sudden appearance of warmth and light. The mountain is silent. The wind has stopped. The sun is bright yellow in the billowing high mountain fog. Abrham collapses. His legs no longer support his weight. His breath is haggard and his vision blurs. At the end, despite the beautiful passage of the sun, …

Party

He is nineteen years old and takes a swig from the near empty bottle of Johnny Walker red. It makes him gag. It tastes like wood and smoke and something he thinks should be called peat. He doesn't know what peat is, to him it's an idea. Reminds him of wet mud and grass. Something …