AMA, MOTHER OF EKUR
Horror | Hubris

AMA, MOTHER OF EKUR

Ama drank in the professor’s lecture as she rested on a stone slab in the Japanese Garden. Fittingly, the topic was botany. Fertility, to be precise. Ama listened from a distance. Under a hilltop gazebo, university youths clustered around the professor, whose signature shock of dirty blonde hair made him easy to pick out of […]

Horror

Sentience – 2020

A Not Unlikely Nightmare Bucky Bobbitt sighed in frustration and tapped his fingernails against the side of his head, which rang out a sharp metallic “ding!” There was simply no convincing people of the errors of their ways. In fact, it seemed that the more ignorant and arrogant a fellow was, the better and faster […]

Treason
Horror | Hubris

Treason

Abhayda lingered on the horizon, casting Adelar in shadow. It was hot, and it would stay hot for hours past sunset as ground and stones gave up their heat. Ulysses Stillingfleet wiped the sweat from his brow; it had sopped his scalp and hair and soaked his headband, and the slightest motion would squeeze out […]

Anthropology
Climate Change | Horror

Anthropology

Humanity retreats North, beset by climate change. Mallory reaches for permanence and finds that something different awaits. This story was written to belong to anyone, so I humbly submit it this pride month. I adapted the following story from an early draft of the story “Mallory and Gaelyn” found in Fake News & Solitude. The […]