Hello, most beloved and trusted accomplices of fiction! Let's start out with some m u s i c! I'm going to give you all something a little weirder on the menu today: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IV6FgO1ypbs I don't know much about the most recent anime, but I sure like their soundtracks! This particular culprit is from "Kabaneri of … Continue reading From the Torn Horizon, the well-cursed sun burns into the four lenses of one lone soul, marching onward with everlas- oh, scratch that then. It’s the Juicy January update!
1. “And here we are, Space Gate SouthWest!” the tour lady presents using one of her six porcelain hands to slow the trolley to a halt. The cart of nineteen tourists would have all rolled out an impressed “Oooh!” at the incredible sight before them: a miles-long entertainment plaza contained in the perfectly controlled interstellar … Continue reading The Killer Shopping Spree – a Short Story
Haha, well the time sure has been moving fast, hasn't it? Well I'm here to let you know that it's time to start relaxing for the holidays and get comfy from wherever you are. Let's start with a some truly on-fire neo-classical by one of my very favorite living composers. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_cFPrTZPAlY So-often overlooked, yet always … Continue reading Beyond all competitors, over all challenges, only The Analyst remained standing upon that great rock of d- Wait, whooooa wait… is it Winter ALREADY?! (The Deathly December Update)
It’s a typical day at His Inexorable Immensity’s Invasion Tower: the power torches burning hot and heavy as they burn a metric ton of astral coal every minute. The overcast sky pulls on for miles over the swamp where the lanterns amidst the gray silhouette of a frog-village twinkle cozily in the distance. It’s in … Continue reading Kingsday Gifts – A Short Story
On behalf of an "interview swap" I liked the look of, I'm here today not to talk about my own stuff, but to share the stage with a fellow that I think you should read. As you know, I'm not the sort to recommend things if I do not actually think they are cool, so … Continue reading Cross-Pollination: Interview with Sci-fi Author Toby Weston
Readers, As always, let's start with some good music. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dZDiaRZy0Ak I've heard that Ravel thought he was going mad writing this piece, as he couldn't move past the same set of bars repeating over and over. Of course now we have the genre of "minimalist music" that capitalizes on this trait, but back in his … Continue reading Strewn without mercy by THE HIDEOUS DEADLINE, one analyst is forced to forgo all morals and safety to survi- Oh, wait no, just the “Nasty November” Update.
True Generosity I. Lord Knight Captain Order, the proud head of her hallowed organization, slumps her head depressively into her arched and open palm. “-you see, if we can count on your generosity again this year, we should be able to get a-” Ugh. “-the children need a heated swimming pool, I’m telling yo-” Eh. … Continue reading True Generosity – a short story