31
Oct

Don’t Go Into the Basement

by the Winter Cynic Love4

31
Oct

The Long Dark

by shukyou (主教) illustrated by 2013 I scowled at them like I could shoot lasers from my eyes — which I didn’t have the mods for, but they didn’t know that. “Both of you, shut the fuck up.” To their credit, they did. He kept glaring daggers at me, like he was promising that the […]

30
Oct

Prince of Roses

by RunnyCrusty Love7

30
Oct

Shousetsu Bang*Bang no. 99 Cover

by Riso click for high-res Love2

30
Oct

Consider the Ant

written and illustrated by Iron Eater After the war it felt like we’d carried on for a whole year of merriment, everyone all drunk on the prospect of returning to lives free from constantly pricking our ears for the whistle of bombs or the cry of warning sirens. During this time the medical corps informed […]

30
Oct

(Un)Familiar Territory

by Cowboy Rider “I need your help.”  Rain’s answering giggle already has my teeth on edge. “Of course you do darling, why else do you call? I say, whatever would you do without me?”  “I don’t know,” I grit out.  Rain sighs dreamily. “You’re such a charmer, Lowitt. I’ll be over momentarily.” He hangs up.  […]

30
Oct

Rearranged

by juou no zan (女王のザン) Lord Clifton was perfectly polite and decorous during their wedding. He was a well-mannered gentleman at the banquet, attending to Karina’s drinks and serving her with impersonally impeccable manners. Karina was the one making mistakes and making the people around them laugh or smirk knowingly. They probably thought she was […]

30
Oct

Possessive Tendencies

by bajablastd Rex stared up at the blackened skeleton of the house and smacked their lips. She dragged her flashlight along the jagged roofline. The Mansion de Madonna de’Llova had gone up like a matchbox decades ago, when people still called this area the red light district instead of ‘that old dead neighborhood by the […]

30
Oct

Saint Michael the Righteous

by stills April 1954 Two bodies were a headache. Three were a pattern. What that pattern was, Albany Police Detective Robert Thompson couldn’t yet say, but he’d damn well keep looking until he found it. He crunched up the gravel drive of Mount Hawthorne School for Boys, snow flurries whipping down from the north, dusting […]

29
Aug

Duel on Ganryujima Island (巌流島)

by TOFU+BEAST Love4

29
Aug

Quiet

by The Winter Cynic Love4

28
Aug

Anachronism

by Hiwaru Kibi (火悪 木美) “Babe,” I said, “you are going to lose us our deposit.” Mimi rolled her eyes as she peeked out around the corner. “Please. You think we’re introducing the ancient Athenians to the concept of nudity? Have you ever been to an art museum?” I was absolutely not going to admit […]