Blood, Gunpowder, and Plasma

The desert was rarely cool. But it was a cool night when Bobby Lucas found his life changed forever. Storms were brewing, layers upon layers of grey…


Deus Vault

I. The man across from Officer Locke easily looked like a retired long-haul truck driver. He adjusted the red baseball cap covering the remaining…


Not Actually a Lizard

When the call came through, Officer Lawrence laughed. He had to, because it was probably the most bizarre call that had come through in his twenty…


Take Him to the Edge

I'd always been scientifically minded. When I was five, I found out that Santa wasn't real and distributed a bunch of little pamphlets I made, by…


The Worst Hangover

Dalton rolled over and brushed against Samantha. Her perfume lingered in the air as he climbed out from under the covers. As he slipped on his shirt…


Murder at the Manor

He was stretched across the chaise lounge as if he were only lightly asleep. On the terrace, Professor Apple was throwing up. The Detective polished…


Hero Dick

Richard Hartshaw was only fifteen when he realised that he could ejaculate a horrifying boiling acid. The experience itself was highly traumatic.…


Ritual

Before you start, it is essential that you at least have the right equipment if you're to have any hope of surviving this. (Firstly, make sure you…


Riding the Midnight Wave, Part 2

VIII. Tom opened the door of the cottage and was met with fifty people holding picket signs. He recognised many of the surfers amongst them. The one…


Riding the Midnight Wave, Part 1

I. Far beyond the Paulo Lighthouse, a tidal flow wound its way, in a hundred tiny aquatic arcs towards the bay. No, it was further than that, right…