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Scroll of the Turul

I. Down by the blue Danube, a hooded man in a long black cape ran to get away from the biting winter winds. This was the worst winter in Etelköz in…


The Last Time

There is always a last time. The last time to hold a child, the last time to tuck a child in at night…the last time. When Steve fled with his…


30 Birds: “Oppenheimer” by John Robert Barnes, Jun. 27, and the Bloody Eyes

John Robert Barnes. I always thought I had a double-barreled first name and no middle name, and was going-by-something when introducing myself as…


The Radical Ricky Rodriguez

Man was meant to soar. Whether going down the highway at 100 MPH on a hog or flying through the sky in an F15, man was meant to soar. So I ran. Up in…


“Innocent Experience,” “Secret Keeper,” and “The Legionnaire”

Innocent Experience Night Songs on Themes from Blake I: A Song of Binding "As the moon, anguish’d, circles the earth." The Book of Ahania, Chapter I,…


City of Dis

Agent Tim opened his eyes. Face down, looking at the leaf-littered forest floor. He rose on his hands. Agent Tim was alone. Just him in his suit and…


6 to 6: The Hideaway

A tiny provincial airport in the desert north of Tucson. The land was flat and sandy, creosote and cactus. Loose volcanic rock that looked like it…


D-Day E-Girl

Her insta story read "Would anyone with a New York accent spit on me?" Yes. As a matter of fact, I would like to spit on you, @la***tt. I'd love to…


Some Commandments for the Dreamy Erlking

Become a superb troubadour who loves an eaglet in the starry night full of autumn miracle fulfilled in the meek ontology! Taste a beverage of…


The Birthday

May wakes up with a start. She squeezes her eyelids shut again, crunches the grey sheet between her legs, pushes her head into the pillow, inhales…