The Pilgrim’s Digress: Chapter 11

The chapel in Cambridge Hall was humid and dim. The light radiating through the stained-glass windows absorbed by the dark attire of those gathered.…


The Battle of the Frontiers

27 ounces of forged steel terminating in a four-inch bull barrel pressed against the youth’s head. Swart and reeking of three days worth of B.O.,…


Ensnared, Part 1

Stacy and her parents had come to an understanding. In order to avoid bloodshed, a socially distanced vacation would be a really good idea. Summer…


Thy Kingdom Come

Frank Cardo's father owned his town, employing 50 people at a prestigious law firm in Caul City. Most people looked up to Gerald. Frank always felt…


The Attic

Billy pulled a blanket over his head and tried not to suck his thumb. He was nine years old and hadn't done it since he was a baby, but he couldn't…


The Islands Tell of It, Chapter 31: Dinner with Wesley

That night, I tossed and turned. My mind was restless but fought a deep exhaustion for fear I would experience images taking me into a dark realm I…


Lord CHAZ

“What should we do next?” “I don’t know. I’m just so overwhelmed by it all. I mean, it’s like I’m still feeling systematically oppressed, even though…


The Pilgrim’s Digress: Chapter 10

Amos sat on a makeshift stool inside the bombed-out chapel. The scarred rock and charred wooden pews make it clear the devastation had been wrought…


Ice Creamer, Part 2

XIX. Despite twenty years of strict Islamic rule, prostitution still exists in Iran. In some areas of downtown Shiraz, I think it was, for example,…


Fuck My Wife with Your Nazi Dick! Part 3

VIII. Sarah couldn’t help the groan that loosed itself from deep inside her chest. Is it the coke? Never, never felt so good. Like I’m in college…