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Under the Sea

Electronics don’t work in water. Melusine had a “dry room,” where she kept her Xbox, her computer, her television, her cellphone. The glow from her monitor and a collection of LED lights illuminated the cave walls in blue and green and pink. She would run a nice bath...

Adoption Agency

We sat together in the dark, musty office, nervous. The woman across the desk had a wrinkle between her forehead as she frowned at her computer, then back at the papers. “So, what made you want to adopt a baby?” Her voice was bored, toneless. The keyboard clattered....

Corporate Witch

She closed the conference room doors and knelt on the meeting table. A packet of salt provided a circle around her. She called upon the forces of plenty, of power, of clever, strategic war, and lit a green candle in the center of the table. Outside, visible through...

Urban Wolf

The moon glowed, but it was the streetlights that illuminated the streets. He trotted through trash-strewn, dark, reeking alleys, avoiding honking automobiles, and slipped into the park. Everything glowed in a red haze. He caught and ate a squirrel, chased dogs, cats,...

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