The Curse of Nokis

Every generation Nokis is there to die. Why? He ran. According to Ares that made him a coward. Fuck Ares. Nokis had had enough. He is sinewy muscle and gold skinned from ten years fighting a war. The dirt and blood and disease and the constant pang of gut crunching fear. Injury and infection. Blistered …

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wish

Caley Macstrom wakes she stretches  then wishes and has a different life

Four Seconds

His stomach leaps as gravity snatches him down. It should take six seconds to travel the 184 feet to the water. He feels the weight of the Earth pulling on him. As it was the weight of a failed life that pushed him over the edge. In the first second after jumping he watches the …

Yaj

Yaj was a bad man. He didn't think so, but most bad men don't. His thinking was someone had to hunt and kill tigers, might as well be him. He heard the trap spring closed on what he hoped was the big sucker he had been tracking. Finally he might be able to call this …

Benjamin

Benjamin stands at what use to be the 23rd street entrance to the FDR. The salty air from the tidal estuary, that was once known as the East river, is fresh and inviting. He wishes he could just go for a little swim. Time is against that desire though. Benjamin is tall for his age, …

The Rover

The rover had been given the command to stop five minutes ago. The new command was take and send a photo. All of the engineers waited. A quiet developed loud in its intensity. They have to wait five more minutes for the image to arrive. One of the junior air force guys tries to whisper, …