Category Episodic Fiction

What Teeth They Had: Book 2 Chapter 3

The droning of the void returned muffled and dying as Dan hunted for its source. He raced down the cold corridors of a dizzying, dark hive. Red lights trailed overhead with each snapping turn. Dan feared his heart would give out as his momentum blurred his vision. Walls ceased to stop him now, and water […]

What Teeth They Had: Book 2 Chapter 2

Persons aiding in the termination of the wolf-blooded will be kept nameless. Acts of charity are best kept anonymous. Annex to The Doctrine – July 7th 2015 Herein under the discretion of sanctioning bodies. Infected individuals –in exchange for immunity and/or monetary sum–may also be conscripted in the termination of other infected. This agreement must […]

What Teeth They Had: Book 2 Chapter 1

Hello. You’ve reached Eustace and Claire Bully. If you’re calling for Danny, please try his cell phone. If you are from the factory calling for Eustace, please leave your name and number and he’ll get back to you as soon as he is able. Thanks!   I’m calling for Claire. You’re the only one left […]

DOG DAYS: EPILOGUE

Epilogue   Char rocketed through the air, grazing past mountain peaks and launching into space. It’s only a dream, thought Char, until she opened her eyes. The depths of space smelled like wet polyester. She pulled the blanket from her face to discover the progenitor of her unconscious flight—a narrow sled grinding across ice with […]

DOG DAYS: CHAPTER 34

This is the last part, Miranda. I won’t get through it if Tim is in the room. <Have you decided on your wishes?> Yeah, I still want to be cremated. It feels morbid, but I finally picked out which urn I like. I think you’ll like it too. It has these lovely etchings all over […]

DOG DAYS: CHAPTER 33

“When the bravest have all fallen And courage starts to fold, I’ll keep my silver near my heart; And you may keep your gold.   When your windows have all shattered And doors no longer hold, I’ll keep my silver near my heart; And you may keep your gold.” Michael Chwedyk, “Heart of Silver”   […]

DOG DAYS: CHAPTER 32

“My brother is becoming more unhinged. The drinking is getting worse. I need to monitor him more, and things aren’t slowing down at work. I’ve given this a lot of thought; I’d like to stop our sessions.” “Okay, Luke. That’s fine.” “That’s all you have to say?” “This is a big decision for you. I […]