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

Three Fates

More old shorts. This one was an experiment in non-traditional narrative. It was also a prompt piece. The three word prompts were: Asteroid, Tellurium, Rictus --- The following is an excerpt from evidence presented in the case of the abandonment and supposed destruction of the mining spacecraft, Atropos. The Atropos was one of three close-proximity … Continue reading Three Fates