Strictioris Observantiae

Early morning in the Santa Rita Mountains, Armando sat upon a rock and watched the dawn break. As the sky grew rosy, he could hear the Trappist monks…


Calcandi Supra Serpentes

An old long-limbed man in a white starched shirt and black pants stood out among the camo-clad worshipers. His white hair flung back, “...and alas,…


Semen Fundebat in Terram

Nochpalliicue looked down at the newborn male, a creature destined to bring nothing but pain and harm, just as all of the progenitors of his kind…


Tunc Scitote Desolatio Est

The wind swept unhindered across the dark desolate barren plain. Here was no expiation, no succor, no relief, no life, no light, and no inhabitants,…


Felis, Part 4

XVII. Now. Major Thomas guided his flight into their final approach. He stifled a gasp as they came within sight of the city 30 miles out. No…


Felis, Part 3

XII. The family men and the oldsters who had slept in the early morning took up position walking perimeter while the threat was low. Gomez slept…


Felis, Part 2

VII. The up-armored National Guard Humvee trundled along the blast-pocked city streets. Dimitri rode in Gomez’ lap looking around at the buildings…


Felis, Part 1

I. Now. Before the sun rises, zero hour when the operator’s blood quickens, before the first rays of light strike over the horizon, four B-1Bs taxied…


Superfortress

1966: The Cold War, Strategic Air Command “Goddamnit, Jimmy! The hippies did it! The hippies fucking did it! The ARPANET!” The man shouting was…


Super Airborne Ranger Negro

“You feelin’ the power of muh dik? Dat’s feelin’ so good. So pure,” Chief Super Staff Sergeant Blaq Supreme said as he yanked his penis out of Ensign…