You would think that you wouldn’t need to tell most sensible grown-up people that you shouldn’t look up at the sun. Yet, it seemed like they wanted to reinforce it so badly. I mean, the draw of something that only happens ever 8 or more years or so really makes people want to do somethingContinue reading “Eclipse”
It was a dark and stormy night… well, actually, it was about mid day, and pretty nice out too. Not even a drop of rain. Perhaps a bit humid, though. Something evil was afoot. By evil, I mean just unpleasant. Not even pleasant in the slightest. Your grandmother, if she happened to be visiting atContinue reading “But Maybe Not…”
Open up to a rain-drenched city, grey, dotted with orange streetlights piercing through the darkness intermittently. The roads are empty, the low grumbling of my old Caddy’s engine pierces through the tapping of raindrops on the metal roof above me. As I pull up to the crime scene, red and blue lights flash off theContinue reading “Noire”
This comes from another prompt from r/writingprompts. Location, location, location. That’s what they always say. Too bad most locations across the system suck. There are a few gems out there, but I have found more dirt heaps than diamonds in the rough. Don’t even talk to me about turd polishing. My employers would ratherContinue reading “The Public Pool Planet”
When you find yourself stranded on a desert island, One of the things you notice is the night sky, completely obscured by any unnatural light. After the first night, you might be content with never seeing another headlight, or streetlight, or house light again. Until, on the horizon, you see the light from a ship.