A Realm Unexplored

by Okamoto Shin (岡本辛) illustrated by beili   “Are you even paying attention back there or are you just daydreaming?” the man snapped to the skinny and scruffy-looking barista standing behind the counter. “Are you all idiots here or is it just you?” Harrison stepped forward, his hands moving in an abortive gesture towards the counter […]


Mystery in the Adirondacks

by Okamoto Shin illustrated by beili (mirrors http://s2b2.livejournal.com/341415.html) It started with my sister, Clementina Demetria Winslow, the poor thing, although we all called her Dot. As the youngest, Dot had always felt it incumbent on herself to be the biggest flirt out of the five of us. Although our older brother Randolph set quite the […]


The Ultimate Competition (or the art of beating your rival)

by Okamoto Shin (岡本辛) (mirrors http://s2b2.livejournal.com/310961.html) “What is he doing here?” The speaker barely raised his voice, his harsh tone cutting through the group of students milling about. Nate was tempted to look over in the direction of the voice, but Nate reminded himself that he wanted to keep his head down. No drama. Nate […]