Evolution of Souls

Once outside the National Holocaust Museum, I found a concrete bench and turned my back to the world I had just experienced. For the few moments that…


The Islands Tell of It, Chapter 14: Enough Killing

Amora came downstairs for a rare occasion of spending breakfast with her father. “My dear, you look absolutely transformed!” Ethan Rathbone gasped…


Netflix Spaces

My sister Nancy’s been consumed by Netflix. Every moment outside her teaching job involves her beloved Netflix. She watches dark psychological…


On the Boulevard Under the Swastika: A Heartwarming Tale of Hate, Part 3

VII. Jimmy stands up and sways, a little then a lot. It took a moment to get right with gravity and the Earth’s rotation. They set off among the live…


Ticklebear

Am I a pervert? Dennis wondered, sitting at his desk. After years of thinking about looking at pornography at work, Dennis started looking at…


The Grey Block

Cyrus Goodman sat in the bar, twisting his wedding ring around his finger. He hadn’t felt this nervous since he’d been 16 and hauling a tarp across…


Underhill

"I became insane, with long intervals of horrible sanity." --- Edgar Allen Poe Kingsport’s history has long been overshadowed by that of its more…


The Islands Tell of It, Chapter 13: Trip to Milwaukee

I got to work, rushing to Wyla’s desk to share my vivid night terrors. “You have got to hear this!” Wyla got up from her seat and put her hand up to…


Lina

“Shit.” I’m late again. This is my third date in a row with Lina that I’ll have shown up late to. I showed up 15 minutes early the first time we met;…


On the Boulevard Under the Swastika: A Heartwarming Tale of Hate, Part 2

V. Gee ran over to Jimmy excitedly. “They’re going to use it.” “What?” “The GIF. The projectionist downloaded it and Skattered Kunts are going to…