The Greatest Gift by Adrian Halpert [sci-fi]

The Greatest Gift by Adrian Halpert “How did you survive the attack? The Remenka usually kill everyone.” The Regional Commander sat across from Kasan in a small conference room, his skeptical glare as cold as the metal table …

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To Boldly Go by James Beamon [sci-fi]

To Boldly Go by James Beamon When Dad takes me base jumping on Little Hoth for the last time, I’m mad. Until I take the jump—it’s impossible to stay mad doing that jump. Between the low gravity and …

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Last Rites by George Cotronis [horror]

Last Rites by George Cotronis  We drove around for hours that night. The town was empty, sleeping. Dim lights disappearing in the fog as we passed them by. Like being lost in the expanse of space, there was …

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The Filigreed Cage by Krystal Claxton [sci-fi]

The Filigreed Cage by Krystal Claxton “I don’t understand why you’re doing this.” Valeria spoke in hushed tones, though no one other than Nolan was within earshot. “Because I can.” Nolan’s fingers worked against the cuff on his …

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Graveyard Shift by Holly Schofield [sci-fi]

Graveyard Shift by Holly Schofield When Ryan Leong received the call about his mother’s death, he had one foot crammed in a tree fork and the other dangling over the electrified fence. He muted the visual and muttered, …

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Walls by Jeff Hill [horror]

Walls by Jeff Hill “Forget everything you’ve ever learned about women,” the giant black Sharpie had written on the bathroom stall. How fitting, he thought. How very true, he agreed. Graffiti on walls and stalls alike were starting …

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Penumbra by Jay Caselberg [horror]

Penumbra by Jay Caselberg You know, it’s a funny thing walking through the valley. Thy rod and staff and all that stuff. None of it matters a jot. There is no tunnel. There is no white light. There …

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