Pizza is Lucky

Pizza is lucky When pizza is created it goes on a grand journey of self discovery It ends up as something completely different then how it started Maybe pizza can be a metaphor for the journey never truly stops and an ending is actually a new beginning From the combination of flour and water and …

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NGC 6814

"There are definitely humans in that thing." It was a strange comment about the fast approaching Galaxy. One which gave the crew who heard it pause. The first mate a man most called Watty, whose given name was Saul, turned to the Chief Engineer and smirked, the small dark skinned man he had come to …

Droken

Droken sits a bit away from the rest of his party. He is thinking about stuff that bothers him. He decides elves bother him and he doesn't like them. He thinks they are shiny and smell like flowers and they look too soft and their hair shimmers like cloudless nights after a deep snowfall. As …

Elements of Him

  The Soul Consciousness Awareness of the self Chemicals Nerves response Muscles A brain Eyes Sight The senses The physical The astral The essence of being Preclusion of death The threat of nothing. The end of what The bobbing sense of here The same The now The was The will ¬†

Progeny of Daisy

Retired Navy Captain John Kelly has started his one hundred and twenty-seventh day in space. He has not slept in many weeks and needs to aim the surgical scalpel a second time at the matured plant in front of him, red leaf romaine. While doing so he hums a flat tone. The same tone he …

In This Moment

In this moment I have forgotten everything that makes me more then lance, sinew, bone and muscle. I am my training. I am the stinking sulphur-breath of a two thousand stone flying lizard. I am the open black lipped rotten tooth maw. I am the slick mist and wet stone. The chill in the wind. …

Going Fishing

Harold fingers the button behind his ear. But he decides not yet. Maybe he can make it tonight without it. Harold is a veteran. He fought on Europa. He killed fish. He killed fish fathers protecting their fish families. He stomped on freshly laid fish eggs containing fish babies destined for fish sentience. He killed …

Trixie

Susan Tabalucci's friends called her Trixie. She worked at the Virgin Record store at 23rd and Park in Manhattan. The date she disappeared was June 1st, 2009. Thirteen days later the store would close officially, but really had been closed since the first when a convoy of black SUV's driven by men in black suits …

The Dunes pt. 1

What kind of world is this, that a man who does not own himself can control a barge meant to kill and destroy? Be called captain? Command other men who do not own themselves? The masters are smart in that they do not dangle the promise of freedom from bondage, but the promise of freedom …

The Pit-fighter

    Standing over the dark elf's corpse the ogre pulls the metal pole-arm affixed to his left arm from the poor creature's chest with a sickening plop. The massive green skinned slave opens his mouth and a sound emerges that silences all noise from the celebrating crowd. Once a chieftain the sound is of …