Monthly Archives: June 2008

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Survivor Cuisine

Let’s get this out of the way before you come out and say it, because you always end up saying it: it’s not cannibalism. I don’t know why we always end up going to that, but really it’s not that, not really. Sure, it’s not

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Fahrenheit 452

The flames rise all around her. Fumbling. Licking. Fingering. She screams and I smile. When someone you love loves someone else more, it does strange things to your mind. I’m not proud of the person I’ve become these last few years, Michael, don’t ever think

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Food Of The Gods

The door opened smoothly into the dimly-lit restaurant; a sad bell jangled in protest. Joe and Liza brought humid air and street bustle into the much cooler building with them, along with the remainder of the conversation that they had been having. “… may as

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Burn Maybe Burn

10 REM miso inferno 20 PRINT “Hello world!” 30 REM Programmer’s note: REM is an abbrev. of ‘remark’ 40 REM Programmer’s note: If you didn’t know that you probably 50 REM shouldn’t be tinkering with this code… 60 REM Programmer’s note: In which case –

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Ifrit

He doesn’t do it for the attention. That’s what they want you to think: that he’s sick in the head. That he’s starved for human contact. That Daddy beat him. It ain’t that way at all. He’s loved, and he loves in return. His adoptive

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Susan Slade’s Busiest Year

Susan Slade always made an impression. They used to say that fire followed her, but that’s only because she wore her red hair long. Walking in the wind she looked like autumn in fast forward. In spring the autumn had seemed far off, as it