Deals with the Devil

Molly sprinted towards the building that looked like a church.  Gravel kicked up near her feet and she zagged to the left, and continued toward the building.  Behind her, the men who’d killed her family, followed, shouting, and firing both at her and into the air.  She’d seen…

Lamia

I was walking back to my lab, when the woman screamed, "My friend's going in to labor!  Her water broke!  We need a wheelchair!"  I raced into the nearest ward, looking for a wheelchair. “Wheelchair?” "Give me a second to take the restraints off, and you can have Daphne’s,…

Icehouse

Icehouse by M. Schulz “Now she’s waiting for a new love, and she hopes he’ll be here soon… She says she’s got no time for winter nights, she doesn’t notice as the days grow darker, she can’t remember getting any older” “Icehouse” by Icehouse “He’…

Gone

Keith shuffled onto his porch in his blue, fuzzy bathrobe and leaned over to pluck the newspaper from its nest on top of the shrubbery. “Can’t believe that kid plays varsity ball.” He unfolded the paper to read the front page. “War… Social Security…Murder… Oh, hey, new species!…

Perfect Boyfriend

"Sandra, you didn't."  Tracy stared at her friend over their after work drinks at a local bar. "I did. I got a big bonus from work, and I figured what the hell? Dating isn't working out for me."  Sandra shrugged, and took a sip of her drink. "So, did you…

I've been a little busy

I've been working on some of my longer stories, and haven't really been doing a lot of short stories.  But I'll see if I can dig up some of my older stuff, to post.  Or transcribe some of the newer stuff.   A lot of my newer stuff feels more like…

A Year and a Day

"One year and a day, to come out where your family settled with the gold they earned from your service."  The Sidhe warrior opened the gate.  Brigid stepped forward, to the very edge, and paused. "Will I see you again?" She looked up at him, eyes wide. "Who knows what…

Hope

Trigger warnings: Violence against women, mentions of rape. * * "Why?" Hope screamed, struggling as the men of the settlement tied her to the wooden stake set in the town square, piled high with logs and kindling.  "He raped me! Why are you doing this?"  She sobbed, fighting harder than they thought…