An Arm and a Leg

Seeking isolation after months of lockdown probably sounds a little nutty. I was anything but alone and drained from taking care of a family member…


Eros in the Alps

The jeep climbed the snowy backroad leading up to the lodge. Daniel steered, blinking through the wipers that slapped left and right as they batted…


What if Adam Said No? Part 1

“There is nothing in the Garden more beautiful than you,” he said. “I’m not really sure what that means,” she said, “but if that’s a good thing, then…


Election Coverage

“That’s bonkers!” Leo shouted, waiting for Bradly, his editor to flash that big toothy grin, signaling he’d just been subjected to another of the…


The Legend of Forenia: The Twilight Kingdom — Epilogue

Jed found himself sitting on the park bench in front of the local baseball field. Before he bothered to look at himself, he glanced at the tree…


Guvna

He was mumbling into the rococo-style mirror with its curled, bronze flowers sprouting more curled, bronze flowers all around the gilded frame. It…


Le thème de l’assassin et du roi; ou, Aquarium de Schelling

To read this short story in English, click here. Avec l'avènement de ces nouvelles lois du drapeau rouge et l'abrogation prochaine du premier et du…


Girlfriend Experience

Connor awoke wearily as sunbeams stung his bleary pupils that resembled two piss-holes in the snow, forcing him to shield his gaze and smush his red…


Duke

Duke Hanley was on one of his favorite hikes in Central Oregon. Most of the way up Paulina Peak in the Newberry Crater National Monument, he couldn’t…


Crispy

Joel noticed, or felt, rather, a movement to his right. He moved his eyes in that direction and recognized Darnell, the nurse he liked the most, as…