Megaron, Part 1

I. It was long before the Crisis of the 21st Century, the years of our Lord 2020 and 2021, that my story really began. It was before the Virus and…


Seamstress “The Big Breasts”

---Come on, husband, you have to come with me to the seamstress “The Big Breasts,” and stay in the car, in double file, if we can't find a place to…


The Elevator Cab

Maisie Lipton peered down from her sixth-floor window at a middle-aged woman sitting on the freezing ridge of one of the Dakota’s courtyard…


The King, Part 2

VII. The next day Rex approaches Brendan and tells him they need to speak in private, so they head to the boys’ washroom. “What’s up?” Brendan asks.…


The Shelter

Fleeing from a massive earthquake in the middle of the night, you grab your baby and rush to the shelter. Everybody has dogs. The shelter is overrun,…


The Ambush, Part 2: The Colony

Dufort sat at an outdoor table at the café, directly behind his target, an informant for a rival intelligence agency but in the service of the same…


The Doll with the Creepy Glass Eyes

“Oh, but they’re so cute, can’t I take just one? Please Jake, please?” Jake shuddered as he looked at Zoe’s collection of porcelain dolls. He would…


The Shadow Men, Part 2 — Excerpt 4

More than two dozen men sat inside a large room at the front of a long horizontal table. They drank cups of coffee or tea in an uneasy silence as…


Fraternal

Tommy wrote on the unpainted sheet rock wall with a pencil. “3 ft 3/8 inches off the face of the column. Snap a line. Then 3 ft 9 ¼ inches. Snap your…


El tema del asesino y el rey; o, el acuario de Schelling

traducido por @cantstopdoge To read this short story in English, click here. Pour lire cette courte histoire en français, cliquez ici. “La historia…