15
May

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I told him my name and asked for his. He told me, and when I did not grasp it, told me again. It was an altogether alien string of noises to my ears, so alien that I cannot hope to transcribe it. I repeated it to him several times until he grew impatient and waved […]

29
Apr

never love someone who could love someone like me

by shukyou (主教) illustrated by The Winter Cynic another round of soulmates are stupid I love you on purpose   She didn’t look real to Jo at first; between the hazy colored lights that pulsed in time with the music and the oncoming storm of whatever was in those pills Dominick had sold her, Jo’s […]

28
Apr

Everything’s Easy, Side B

by Domashita Romero (地下ロメロ) another round of Everything’s Easy “Are you even listening?” Zev said, shortly before snapping his fingers close enough to Angel’s face to make him swat them away. “Nope, absolutely wasn’t,” Angel said, and Zev just rolled his eyes. Not like they were talking about anything important, anyway; it was a night […]

28
Apr

Shousetsu Bang*Bang no. 108 Cover

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28
Apr

The Dictionary of Daily Wants

by Hyakunichisou 13 (百日草 十三) another round of Everyone goes through the door, Imagine travelling so far, and Logging in old Algonquin Duncan swung his legs over the edge of the bed and froze, giving his back time to decide whether he was going to be spending the morning lying flat and staring at the […]

28
Apr

Arctic Butterflies

by Someone Else another round of Sunrise over ice Hrun leaned in to nuzzle the curls framing Ara’s now-hard dick. They breathed in Ara’s scent, luxuriating there, face-to-dick. Ara twitched at Hrun’s breath on their skin, Hrun responding with a firmer nuzzle and slight giggle. They ran their tongue up the seam of Ara’s dick, […]

28
Apr

Come As You Are

by H.P. Lovecock (力。下。愛ちんちん) illustrated by melanofly another round of Smells Like Teen Spirit Why is Ben so nervous? THURSDAY The cityscape glimmers and winks past him outside the car window. The misty night refracts light strangely and blurs the details of East Melbourne’s Victorian edifices: flashes of parkland green painted gold in modern LED […]

28
Apr

An Unexpected Mole

by Kit Miller illustrated by melanofly another round of Nothing But An Unassuming Valet Spokehamshire, England. December 1885. Yawning, David slumped into his chair. He muttered a ‘good morning’ to Ruth, the maid opening the curtains, and another to Jonathan, who was setting out the laden breakfast tray. David was known for having a voracious […]

28
Apr

A Little Bit Louder and a Little Bit Worse

written and illustrated by Iron Eater “Son of a god-damned, motherfucking bitch,” came the call from the fountain of immortality as it sparkled with rejuvenating power, and a few heads at the bar actually turned to look this time. One of those heads belonged to Obsidian, gentleman magus, and while he was no stranger to […]

28
Apr

Accidentals

by Greta Jia-Kang Cabrel another round of To Hone High and Low Satsuki has participated in a weeklong early music festival every year for more than a decade, developing a few traditions along the way: she catches a two-leg flight with a layover in O’Hare, where she visits the same tavern every time, treating herself […]

28
Apr

Make it Last

by Suzuran another round of Make It Worse Jamie was still fast asleep when the doorbell rang. Waking up was usually a slow process when the kids were away. Jamie liked to enjoy the quiet, when there was any, and usually, without Zack and Alex making any early-morning mayhem, there was plenty of quiet — […]

28
Apr

He who Bleeds

by Shrimp King another round of He who Follows “What the fuck is this, Tomas?” Special investigator Khan said as his assistant intruded into his office, a flush of embarrassment on the young man’s freckled face as he crossed the gap between the doorway and Khan’s desk. Khan glanced down at the pad of papers […]

26
Feb

Everything’s Easy

by Domashita Romero (地下ロメロ) “Oh, boss, is that you?” Yima sat up at the sound of a familiar voice, and looked up to see a familiar face in an unfamiliar place. Angel had a little spot just on the water with the best dumplings and noodles that Yima had ever tasted, so good that it […]