One Horse Town

There was no way out of this one-horse town. Mostly because that one horse was designated for intra-town travel. That didn't stop Garrett from trying to mount an escape. He longed for the world outside, a world with many horses and many opportunities. "Garrett!" Rhonda Tonswi shouted from the town saloon. "Get back to work!" … Continue reading One Horse Town

The Final Scene

"Oh my gosh," the charming barkeep said when he saw his favorite customers returning to his tavern. "You folks! Did you do it? Of course you did it! Everybody, listen up! They did it!" A cheer came from the crowded room. At the entrance, five people smiled at the admiring crowd. Just weeks ago they … Continue reading The Final Scene

The Enchanter

"Enchanter, I come to you seeking aide. I am on a quest that will seal the fate of the world for better or worse," Sir Annabeth Wyrmslayer said upon entering the enchanter's home unannounced. "Brave defender of the realm, eh?" The Enchanter said, entering the home's front room. "Well, what do you need?" "Thank you, … Continue reading The Enchanter

The Portal

"Anybody want to guess what that portal lookin' thing might actually be?" Sandra queried her coworkers. "My best bet... it's a portal" Aimee answered. "Isn't that Jon's feed? I can't tell who's who anymore in these Zoom meetings." Anders asked. "Jon is no longer with the company as of Thursday," Sandra replied. "Did we get … Continue reading The Portal

Low Hopper, PI

Low Hopper was known for not fully participating in the world around him.  To that end, he created an entire rock-opera around a noir detective named Gizmo Bloodbike, PI. Even for Low Hopper this was some bizarre stuff, so we're not going to release the entire concept album. Just the first track, "Neighbors" and you'll … Continue reading Low Hopper, PI

What Happens When the Power Dies

There’s a power outage affecting my home this evening so we’re going phone post tonight! I enjoy phone posts because there’s no telling what might happen with spelling and grammar. I don’t edit or really think through what I write anyway so the adventure of this is thrilling for me! Will I write orange duck … Continue reading What Happens When the Power Dies

Dear Future Past Me

Dear Future Past Me, I timed this letter to arrive in the hour of your greatest need. Only recently have I discovered how to time these things so I'm going all Doc on you and having this hand-delivered to you in a strange place. Which right now is on your drive to work because you … Continue reading Dear Future Past Me