Lacrimal Desert – By Brett Herrmann

    He was dreaming about baseball when a line drive slammed into his jaw. Noah’s eyelids shot open, and his pupils adjusted to the harsh...

Misbehavior – By George Angel

  One set of tracks curl out in one direction, the other set in another. Not a "v" exactly, more like the curling leaves at...

Sentimental Men – By Dennis Vannatta

    On the night of the long hard day when their son, Jason, abandoned by his wife, returned home with his two sons, Peggy Gorey...

The Bag – By Hemendra Killawala

    She was a working woman and a homemaker. After a long day at work, she was driving back home and thinking about the calls...

Audio Spotlight – By R.J. Fox

    “Just think…if this goes well…we’ll die like this,” he said, as they lay entangled in the afterglow of amazing sex. She laughed, knowing exactly what...

Redusperilitis – By Kim Farleigh

    The red star on a grinning policeman’s hat matched his star-studded, red epaulettes. A passing truck’s noise helped me “ignore” that cop’s whistling attempt...

Hsi-wei and the Fall of the Sui – By Robert Wexelblatt

    The two weeks the Tang minister Fang Xuan-ling stole from his work in the capital to visit the poet/peasant Chen Hsi-wei in Chiangling were...

The Illusion Of Consciousness – By Kim Farleigh

    X-rays struck Matthew's tray. A snowy-haired man, with marine-green eyes, attempting impartiality, and glowing like alabaster, asked: "Why Israel?" A distorted representation of Matthew filled...

Grandeur – By George Angel

    I have lost my dignity. Though my wife mourns it daily, is appalled, I say, "Good riddance!" I sit hunched over and receive the minutes, let...

The Last Stop – By Richard E Schell

    I fight to control my fears, the fears and thoughts that began the day when all things changed the world forever. With many miles...

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