Der Beta Aufstand Hat Begonnen!

It was 2050 when the incelocalypse fell. The beta males of the world, after decades of planning and silent fuming about their involuntary celibacy,…


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…


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…


Ruins XVI

It was another fucking dull night, nothing happening, so we decided to hurl eggs at things, this being our sort of default activity in the absence of…


Firefly Lane, Chapter 8: Lights, Camera, Action — Jessica, Part 1

“Baby, are you ready?” No answer. “Baby?” This was beyond tedious. He’d been in the bathroom now for three hours. I banged on the door. “We have to…


Front Line

“It’s dark inside my skin, you promised to be my light.” This is the text message alert I sent myself today when I set my alarm on my phone. It is a…


The Dragonfly

“Kids!” Katie motioned to get the second graders’ attention. “Look at this.” She held up a glass canning jar with a dragonfly in it and listened to…


Monte Alban

Valentina was unusual; she had it all. When she whistled, Sniper sat up and begged. Sniper did a few minor masonry jobs, shot a mean game of snooker,…


The Friend Card

Winter has driven everyone in Portsmouth a little nuts, and Spring hasn’t been much better. I get this text: Brittany: John just broke up with me…


Whiteworld

They are finally together. After the imperialist United States began its final purge of true dissidents, our national struggle to socialize our…