Texas Summer: The Epic and Sudden Downfall of the Gant Family

[My 2013 Texas Summer piece. Sci-fi with some deliberate seedlings from my larger epic. I like it much better than last year's. Enjoy] A thousand degrees. My rear-view mirror sags in the heat, and as I drive I see only my hand gripping the gear stick. My car has become a death trap--every inch a … Continue reading Texas Summer: The Epic and Sudden Downfall of the Gant Family

Trichinosis and Plagiarism in Five Dimensions on a Tuesday

It looked like any other spacefaring vessel I might have previously crippled with sub-dimensional anti-spacial concussion waves - flaming, careering towards my lovely home in a death spiral. I ripped open its thick metal hull with ease. The sudden departure of the vital live-giving inner atmosphere billowing out into the nothingness of space above me … Continue reading Trichinosis and Plagiarism in Five Dimensions on a Tuesday