Category: Short Stories

  • Rite of Spring

    Author’s note: This was written to be read with Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring playing in the background.   High. Haunted. Hollow. Something about that opening string of notes sent shivers up Robert’s spine, and chills right back down. It shouldn’t – he was the one playing them, and had been since he first dug up […]

  • Linked – S1E13

    If you haven’t started this story from the beginning, this one won’t make too much sense. I suggest you start here before continuing.   “Thank you.” They were the last words Victor expected to hear from Jack. Since he had woken up, Victor had received nothing but the cold shoulder from his companion. He had assumed it […]

  • Linked – S1E12

    If you haven’t started this story from the beginning, this one won’t make too much sense. I suggest you start here before continuing.   “I don’t like it,” Jack answered Sarah the moment her plan left her mouth. “Shocker!’ she teased back. “Any plan with any risk at all, you’re ready to throw in the towel.” “That’s […]

  • Linked – S1E11

    If you haven’t started this story from the beginning, this one won’t make too much sense. I suggest you start here before continuing.   “Didn’t go well, I take it?” Victor asked as soon as Jack rejoined him in the truck outside the bar. The young man was alone, and gushing blood from his nose. Jack leaned […]

  • Linked – S1E9

    If you haven’t started this story from the beginning, this one won’t make too much sense. I suggest you start here before continuing.   Sarah was sure of several things: she needed a shower; she needed a nap; most of all, she needed ice cream. The rest of the world, she couldn’t speak for, but cookie dough […]

  • Linked – S1E8

    If you haven’t started this story from the beginning, this one won’t make too much sense. I suggest you start here before continuing.   “Kill him.” Sarah hated the taste of the words coming out of her own mouth, but they couldn’t fight their way out of this one, not without leaving Victor’s body behind. Only a […]

  • Linked – S1E7

    If you haven’t started this story from the beginning, this one won’t make too much sense. I suggest you start here before continuing. Sarah was torn from her unnatural sleep, unsure if the scream was her own. Her world was so black, doubt doused her again that she had even managed to open her eyes. It was […]

  • Linked – S1E6

    If you haven’t started this story from the beginning, this one won’t make too much sense. I suggest you start here before continuing.   Victor knew what an improperly set dislocated shoulder felt like, which gave him confidence to know Jack had done his work properly. Still, it bothered him. His body wasn’t as elastic as before, […]

  • Linked – S1E4

    If you haven’t started this story from the beginning, this one won’t make too much sense. I suggest you start here before continuing.   Jack started up the truck that pulled his and Victor’s home wherever their quests took them. They had chased Renaud halfway across the continental US in this thing, hoping to figure out where […]

  • Linked: S1E3

    If you haven’t started this story from the beginning, this one won’t make too much sense. I suggest you start here before continuing. Victor stared across the trailer, swallowing his hundredth shuddering sigh. She even looked like Julia, though admittedly without her sweet-yet-helpful outlook on life. But it was the closest Victor had to an […]