The Missing Boy

Reading Time: 5 minutes Serene ambience of the courtyard cafe was punctured, all of a sudden, by horrific screams as people took cover beneath the tables while shots rang. Pop, pop, pop.  Cursing, I fell to the floor. As disbelief began choking my senses, I found my thoughts going round and round the same loopy... Continue Reading →

The Cosmo-Girls

The following is a conversation between two best friends/roommates Claire and Tasha. Claire: “Honey, I’m home! Mmm…yello? Tash...?” Tasha: “Yah…in here…” Claire: “Oh hey, whatchya doing in bed at six, babe? Facebook stalking your ex again? I thought you had a gentleman caller coming over? I announced my visit just so that I don’t catch... Continue Reading →

Twitch

Image By SeaReeds That last punch had almost unhinged her upper jaw. Throbbing pain in her face was now competing with the loud reverberations in her head as her eyes swam with tears. She knew she couldn't take another hit like that. On their hunting trips, her father used to say, "To kill a beast, you don't go into a hand-to-hand combat with... Continue Reading →

The War Within

May Speculative Fiction #Writingprompt With the passing of the HETCET- 2087 Bill, promises of a healthier, happier world poured in through holographic screens hanging midair outside tall skyscrapers. Annoying, manipulative ads showed sinuous men and women with machine body parts, all grinning wide, vacuous smiles. While loud blaring voices noted the version of the cyberware technology, the various models of the skin... Continue Reading →

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