The Light

"You murdered your son?" The killer's name is Samuel Kaine and the muscles in his jaw bunch behind his once ginger beard. He is thinking through his answer. Tabitha can see him circling the same lie he's been using for decades while undressing her with his hungry angry eyes. Tabitha is not very noticeable under …

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 …

The Group

The meeting is on the first floor of the new V.A. building off Columbian Way near downtown Seattle. New as in old, but not as old as the building Amazon.com took over, whenever that was. It is still old though and group meets down one of the more ancient wings in the substance abuse clinic. …

The Amberg

  By 1944 the Polish resistance has been crushed. Half a million of Warsaw’s citizens are dead rotting in destroyed building or in plain sight on the street. The survivors of what was once a vibrant cityscape scurry about like vermin in a living nightmare. They look for any way to survive, but know death is …

A Wish

  Some used to think the end of The Universe would be the beginning to something else. That nothing truly dies. That reality is change and preservation. Old Earth was filled to bursting with ideas on what happens after death. Some thought worm food, others liked the fantasy of becoming beings of light. If nothing …