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Seven Rounds May 24, 2022 Fiction By J.M. Perkins ‘Drop him!’ I command, wishing my voice was deeper. The perp does, but then stalks towards me. “Halt!” I say and this In the Absence September 8, 2021 Fiction This story originally appeared in Girl at the End of the World Melissa laced her fingers around the cup of coffee, drawing in heat Earth Day September 8, 2021 Fiction For thousands of years, we did not understand our purpose. Those were dark times, times when we poisoned the sky and soured the land Field Exercise May 19, 2021 Fiction “Where’d you go, my little crustacean?” asked the Gimp aloud, senses probing the grimy alley. Of course, in the skin-tight latex wrapped kevlar of Ignoring the Overlay May 19, 2021 Fiction Jenny sat, tapping her fingers to keep from biting her nails. She was having trouble concentrating. She was having trouble being here and now, in The Taste of Soured Causality May 19, 2021 Fiction 1. To Ethan, Veronica had never been more beautiful. Across the room, he watched her sip her champagne and laugh as she touched her husband’s arm. Lead to Gold December 1, 2019 Fiction Once upon a time, there lived a poor alchemist. Alchemists are always poor unless they could convince a rich man to pay them for the promise of Salt Lick April 2, 2017 Fiction ‘Come on you bastard.’ Frank thought, afraid to even whisper it aloud. ‘Come on.’ A figure moved through the gray-frost mist, drew closer Worlds Weary October 9, 2014 Fiction This story originally appeared in the Superhero Monster Hunter Anthology Today I would kill the demon, or he would kill me; but one of Dreaming of Honey February 14, 2014 Fiction Megan flipped through glossy gossip magazine pages as the TV buzzed inanities behind her. She really should have unsubscribed from Bloom February 11, 2014 Fiction This story originally appeared in the Fall 2014 edition of Blight Digest. Mary took the disinfectant wipe from the smiling server with a reflexive The Fly Prayer May 20, 2013 Fiction The screen blared as I sat and waited for my two quarter ounces of machine killed, machine pressed, machine warmed beef. There were The Children’s Crusade April 9, 2012 Fiction This story originally appeared in The Crimson Pact Vol 4 ‘Well, this is new.’ I think, sliding into my body. This far into In the Defense of Mummies May 4, 2010 Fiction (This Article first Appeared in the December 2375 issue of Mad Science Monthly and is reprinted with permission. Mad Science Monthly accepts no Underneath March 22, 2009 Fiction The hairs on the back of Travis’ neck stood on end. He listened. He waited. He fidgeted about, hopped from foot to foot the black plastic