I’m cruising down the highway with someone riding shotgun. I don’t know who because I’m watching for my exit and not looking at the person next to me. I’m hauling ass through the bright green marshland, but that’s okay. My exit isn’t for awhile. I look out the passenger window across the flat land and … Continue reading Baltimore?
“This is hard SF?” Emily said. “Yes, now let me finish the story,” James said. “Then the whales grew feet and...” “That’s a stupid yarn. If he had any knowledge of evolution, he’d know that whales once had feet. How can you grow them if you already have them?” “That’s the point! They devolved!” “Jesus … Continue reading The Whales Grew Feet
Who is that girl? The poise, the brilliant thoughts, and the flowing hair. Do I know her? She’s not a girl, she’s a woman, with powder perfectly applied to each eye and lipstick plucked from the ideal spot in the spectrum. She smiles, and I know that smile. Could it be… but no it’s not … Continue reading A Lifetime
I know this is a slight bit off topic, and I don’t want to sleight you. Well, I can’t sleight you here in words, but I could with my hands. It’s hard to be cunning in print (you can read ahead). Though, I could deceive in any medium. I am a liar, but I always … Continue reading Sleight of Slight
The sun was setting, according to the time on my watch. Not that I could tell in the fog. It changed from pearly to gray. I shivered in the cold, damp air. The grayness was disorienting and I had somehow left the road and walked out onto the moor. I don’t know how I had … Continue reading The Brick