28
Jun

Bending the Knee

written and illustrated by juou no zan (女王のザン) It was only the second year of Lorrit’s reign when the barbarians invaded. The country hadn’t been to war in decades, hadn’t fought off an invasion for more than a century, and Lorrit didn’t have the experience or the people to fight them off. It was only […]

26
Apr

Cultural Contact

by juou no zan (女王のザン) With a newly freed-up schedule, Osett decided he might as well track down General Ordoni. He dropped his paperwork off in his office and made his way to the courtyard where Ordoni and some of the other generals sparred and sometimes ate. He was in luck; Ordoni was there. Growing […]

16
Dec

Out of this World

by juou no zan (女王のザン) illustrated by Z. Zacht-Zoet   There were perfectly good reasons why Colby was staring at the alien across the club. It wasn’t like ce was xeno or anything–not that there was anything wrong with that, what consenting adult sapients did together was their own business–but ce absolutely could not stop staring. […]

28
Oct

How to Get Into the Krixin Resort

by juou no zan (女王のザン) “Oh shit,” Rirdan said. “The Krixin Resort is opening to the public for a week next month.” Devere leaned into the room from the galley. “Shit, really?” he asked. The Krixin Resort was always filled with rich idiots, which would be reason enough to hit it, but Devere’s old partner, […]

30
Apr

Collision

by juou no zan (女王のザン)   Read this piece’s entry in the Shousetsu Bang*Bang wiki.   Read this piece’s entry in the Shousetsu Bang*Bang wiki.

30
Apr

Lap Sitting

by juou no zan (女王のザン)   Read this piece’s entry in the Shousetsu Bang*Bang wiki.

30
Apr

Rivoltade

by Iron Eater illustrated by Someone Else and juou no zan (女王のザン) “So why are you making such a big fuss about going to this thing, Pete? It’s just airy-fairy people bopping around in tights for a few hours with a piss break in the middle. You’d be better off just hitting the Redbox out front […]

30
Apr

by juou no zan (女王のザン)

26
Feb

Suicide Prevention

written and illustrated by juou no zan (女王のザン) Joshua stepped up onto the ledge and took a deep breath. The air was warm and grassy with the promise of summer. The campus looked pretty from up here, where you couldn’t make out the litter and the gum stains. The sun was getting ready to set, […]

18
Dec

The Virgin Incubus

by juou no zan (女王のザン) When Cody was growing up, he thought his parents’ decision to move to the middle of nowhere to raise him was a good one. They sidestepped all the problems of a nosy school system by homeschooling him. They avoided crowded places because there was nowhere they went that ever got […]

20
Jun

The Prince’s Plaything

by juou no zan (女王のザン) He’d actually always thought it was a myth, one of those stories people whispered about the royals because they were royals and you made shit up about them. But he sure did have a summons from the prince. The prince! What did the prince need with a candlemaker? The steward […]

2
Nov

The Other Monster

by Juou no zan (女王のザン) (mirrors http://s2b2.livejournal.com/345008.html) There was a monster on the ground at Sam Steel’s feet. It was naked and flushed, and looked exactly like a human except for the horns and tail curling out from its skull and spine respectively. And, arguably, the look on its face. Someone was speaking to Derek. […]

22
Jul

You Just Might Get It

by juou no zan (女王のザン) (mirrors http://s2b2.livejournal.com/312773.html) “Oh, Josie’s back in town next week, she wants to have dinner,” Liz said. Sam rolled his eyes. “I don’t ask you to have dinner with my exes.” “Yeah, well, your exes aren’t still your friends,” Liz said. “She wants to meet you!” She rolled over and put […]

22
Apr

Ve Cherinitat ral ve Mofellivun

by juou no zan (女王のザン) (mirrors http://s2b2.livejournal.com/306420.html) Jaden was eight months into his imprisonment when he got a cellmate. His cell was miniscule, so he’d been under the impression he’d be alone for the duration of his sentence. “Hey,” Jaden asked the guard who brought his new cellmate, “what gives? This is a single, you […]