Halfway House

The afternoon sun was warm on my face. Even hours later, I would remember this moment. I stood staring up at the sky, shielding my eyes against the brilliance. I …

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Hybrid

Pony lay on her back in the tall grass in the clearing near the entrance to the derelict that was once The Kennedy Space Center’s main building. Keen on getting …

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Skin Dancer

Fiona knocked her glass back, swallowing its smoky contents in a single gulp. She’d gone for the tequila, some esoteric moonshiner’s blend with a black baby snake swimming at the …

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Ephemera

“Get yer head outa yer ass, Boots!” Bowman yelled back at the youngster sleeping at the back of his wagon. “Time to earn your keep.” Boots jerked awake to a …

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Delilah

“Hey! Hold that elevator, would you?” Marie quickened her steps to catch up when she caught sight of Delilah Aswad’s steel tipped boot nudging the elevator doors apart. The rugged …

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Sweet Belladonna

Sofie sucked in a deep breath and cinched the last fastening of her gown. She checked her appearance in the mirror, bottom to top. The delicate tunic’s hem fell just …

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