by Nijiiro Sumi (虹色 墨) illustrated by olukemi (mirrors http://s2b2.livejournal.com/87843.html) Ryan’s phone played that chirp-chirp-beep-chirp that meant he had a text message. He groaned, thought about ignoring it, then finally decided it might be important enough to grope around on the floor for, given that it was actually reasonably late at night. The guy between […]


Exactly As Planned

by Nijiiro Sumi (虹色 墨) (mirrors http://s2b2.livejournal.com/75452.html) Brian didn’t think much of the short, quick steps that followed him to the car until something small, hard and cold poked him in the small of his back. Then he froze, keys halfway to the lock. He was a big guy–over six feet and benched his own […]


Failed Experiments In Ending A Relationship

by Nijiiro Sumi (虹色 墨) illustrated by okchickadee concept by Tougyo (闘魚) (mirrors http://s2b2.livejournal.com/72105.html) Saturday, Two Weeks Ago: — Rob was standing next to the artichokes, thinking about how Jonathan would have insisted that something that took that much effort to eat couldn’t possibly be worth it, when a voice next to his ear said, […]


Ingmar Bergman Is Dead

by Nijiiro Sumi (虹色 墨) and Tougyo (闘魚) (mirrors http://s2b2.livejournal.com/63693.html) I didn’t die. That was the worst part. — I didn’t cross the street. That was it. I don’t remember why, it was some small thing, some little thing, like maybe there was someone scary on the other side, or the line at the Jamba […]


ムーン パウアー メイク アプ

(MOON POWER MAKE UP!) by Nijiiro Sumi (虹色 墨) illustrated by Pepperoni (ペパロ) (mirrors http://s2b2.livejournal.com/58305.html) The idea hit me in the shower, and of course the first thing I did was call Leslie while my hair was still dripping and I had a towel wrapped around my waist. “Mhullo?” “Okay, you’re probably gonna yell at […]