Bad Luck Streak at Acting School; or, Perchance, Jack, Perchance

“You money no good here Mistah Tu-Do,” Fai-Ling said, his cheeks stretching back in an inhuman smile. “Dats ok, Mistah Tu-do, we take care you. On…


The Sarcophagus of Tanit, Part 2

In the center atrium, the main event was about to begin. Mychal and I positioned our characters to the center to watch. The music transitioned from…


The Sarcophagus of Tanit, Part 1

Valerie, I hope this message gets to you. I only have two hours on the library computer until I have to give it up. I’ve been gone a while and I just…


The Corridor of Black Boxes

It was only once a month the Chapulas would journey to the big city for provisions. Usually, the local market was sufficient for their modest needs.…


Roger Fails the Marshmallow Test

It’s really not my story; it’s Roger’s. I, that is, your humble author Faisal, worked with Roger specifically, and it was I in a bout of youthful…


The Stacked Intersectional Deck

Dr. Breckenridge had been up since 5:30 preparing her look, but looking in the mirror, now, it was worth it. A long look at her profile to check for…


El tema del asesino y el rey; o, el acuario de Schelling

traducido por @cantstopdoge To read this short story in English, click here. Pour lire cette courte histoire en français, cliquez ici. “La historia…


Bedford’s Last Stand, Part 2

"For Phidia, marble is the cosmic stuff that is crying for form…but for Michaelangelo, marble was the foe to be subdued, the prison out of which he…


Bedford’s Last Stand, Part 1

"Excellence is never an accident. It is always the result of high intention, sincere effort, and intelligent execution; it represents the wise choice…


Una taza de café en Nueva Transylvania

traducido por @cantstopdoge To read this short story in English, click here. El café sabe a mierda desde que pusieron ajo en el agua. Durante todos…