Things That Happen in the Dark of the Night During the Witching Hour When You’re Edging to Hentai

3:00 A.M. A man sat alone under the stars. The last of the midsummer’s heat had finally dissipated. A fired burned in front of an ancient stone…


Cave Canem, Part 1

I. My backyard is nice; such a pretty, wonderful place. I love it out here; I can stretch my legs with no one bugging me, especially my family. I…


Vigiles Urbani

“>Significant increase in target activity in the last 24 hours. >significant increase in scrutiny from local authorities. Requesting…


Non Serviam

Carl’s phone vibrates in his pocket harder than usual, even for an emergency alert. Tearing himself away from the display racks for the latest Dark…


Lauren Does London

London’s streets sound with a neverending torrent of rain. On this particular spring evening, the pale, washed-out sun does nothing to alleviate the…


A Cold Place

Platform heels strike out a slow, steady beat on a city sidewalk. Gold chains and platinum jewelry glow in the streetlights adorning a savage…


A Warm Place

I never could escape this place. After so many years, I stopped caring; unable to go forward, I just retreated into my books and online distractions.…


Saxum Tarpeium

Officer Collins sucks down the last puff of his cigarette thinking, It’s going to be another long-ass night. At least I’m not on patrol anymore. He…


La Cazadora

Richard Garcia watches block after block of crumbling brick row homes. Industrial buildings pass the rented Chevy Suburban. It is silent except for…


Our Lady’s Bees

A brisk cool evening wind snatches the day’s warmth. Gathering it up from the Earth, the wind tosses it to the sky. Trees on the Île de la Cité wave…