a kept woman, happily

See this piece’s entry on the Shousetsu Bang*Bang wiki. by A.S. Maraillustrated by by dollydari The package came to her in a long, large portable tank, roughly the size of a double-sided refrigerator. It was carried entirely by eight hoverbots to support its weight, and supervised by one tall, bulky courier, who fumbled with their […]


The Two Witches

by A.S. Mara Read this piece’s entry on the Shousetsu Bang*Bang wiki. Kekwa watched Danielle ring the doorbell three times before she intervened, catching her paw in one hand. “Stop it,” Kekwa said. “You’ll irritate her.” “I’m just making sure she heard us,” Danielle protested, moving back to her perch on the wall, where the […]


remember to love each other

by A.S. Mara It used to be something they celebrated every year, counting down the days beforehand with casual reminders, planning reservations and buying gifts for each other. Not a huge deal, but still a special day they liked to remember. But as the years passed, and the electric chemistry that buzzed between them slowly […]


In the Name of Love

by A.S. Mara illustrated by beili Someone was ringing the doorbell. Loudly. Hamzah groaned and rolled over, squinting at his phone. The glare of his screen told him it was far too early to be up on his day off, but that certainly wasn’t stopping whoever was at the door. He put his phone back […]



by A.S. Mara “So are you coming or what?” “I’ll pass,” Qamar said, and grimaced at the exaggerated gasp that followed his answer. “Bro. You’re passing up on free food?” “It’s a buffet, man. What the hell.” “Who are you? What have you done to the glutton we know and love?” “I’ve got other plans,” […]


been missing this

by A.S. Mara “Well?” Irene asked, eyes bright. Shaz hesitated, and shot another glance across the room to where the subject of their discussion sat: Mr Tall, Dark and Handsome was chatting with their host, hands moving animatedly. When he looked back to Irene, she was wearing a wide, expectant smile. He sighed. “All right,” […]