New Management

It wasn't closing time yet, but everyone paid their tab and got the fuck out of dodge when he walked through those doors. A grin spread across his face, so sinister made the bar girls cash out and leave their tips behind, slamming the door shut behind them. Music from the early 2000s played loudly … Continue reading New Management

It was another day in "paradise". The water for the shower was always the right amount of hot, as was her cup of coffee. She stared out the kitchen window, holding onto her cup, watching a flock of mourning doves strut across the street in the orange of the early morning sunrise. It was another … Continue reading

The Klutz

"Red wire... Blue... No, green wire..." The rain padded against the heavy glass in hard sheets, lightning cracking against the sky, the dark room lighting up, the figure illuminated for a split second.  The guard walking past didn't notice, too busy talking into his earpiece, the rain trying to soak through their heavy coat. The … Continue reading The Klutz

II.

The Atonement, the ARK ship, slowly pulled up the Pagoda's side hours later.  While the ARK ship was fully stocked for another couple hundred years, the citizens had made it a habit to venture out of their way by a few hundred klicks to other ships drifting in space.  The community had gotten into scrimmages with space … Continue reading II.