Category Archives: Fiction

Wingman

Wingman

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“When I wonder, as I sometimes do, what happened to all my guy friends, and why I prefer the company of women and would just as soon they leave their men at home, I think of my brief employment with Sam Rmore

Lipstick and Handcuffs

Lipstick and Handcuffs

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“Someone had tried to paint him up as a clown. His hands were handcuffed behind his back and his eyes stared upwardsmore

Scrabble

Scrabble

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“Kidnappers should feed the girl they steal something cheap, like frozen dinners. But have you ever tasted frozen dinners? more

Tarzan In Space

Tarzan In Space

Fiction by

“I suppose, for the record, that was the moment I decided to sabotage Britain’s first manned flight into spacemore

A Missionary

A Missionary

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“He put the needle in place at the tip of the empty pen and used his lighter to melt the plastic around it, until the pen gripped the needle in black folds like lavamore

The Nazi Method

The Nazi Method

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“A man my age who lives with his mother, it’s trench warfare. It’s every goddamned yardmore

Rimer’s Boots

Rimer’s Boots

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“It was light-lifting, you might say, and if you worried that you were engaged in anything illegal, you could always rely on your ignorance to see you through, or pass any lie detector testmore

Moonman Stories

Moonman Stories

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“Because it’s winter and the pond is frozen like glass and there’s the hard press of atmosphere and the air turns white with snow falling through the orbit of his faraway home.more

Apocrypha

Apocrypha

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“A couple of grown-up crack babies, crazy as hell. The third one has an air about him like he doesn’t belong down here, like he ought to be pulling that suitcase through an airport in Vegas or Miamimore

Respect

Respect

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“Everyone was watching, at that point. I was watching too. I should have intervened, because animals on the playground—dogs, cats, snakes, even raccoons sometimes—it happens a lot.more