Sailors

The ship had just laid anchor in the harbor. It had been a long journey. The paymaster had reluctantly passed out the wages and the sailors had…


Rogue Noses

Detective Rolland had been called to the scene. “What the hell happened here?” he asked the sergeant, who was still furiously busy recording the…


On a Wire

Aware of the consequences of the alternative, Max tried his best to remain on the tightrope. Relying on decades of experience in the art of dancing…


Negotiations with the Boss

Joan, the secretary, knocked on the door of her boss’ office, “You need me, sir?” “Yes, Joan, come on in,” the boss, a big-shouldered water buffalo,…


Asteroid

Last night, Mary was furious. “How can you eat that last piece of pie knowing full well that when the asteroid hits the Earth tomorrow, any access to…