“In the future, lie detectors are installed in everyone’s ear at birth. When somebody is lying to you, you hear a beeping sound and the liar is punished with a zap. In this dystopia, someone learns to beat them.”

The effect is like a roller coaster. As it ramps up to the top and immediately drops into screaming glory, you can't help but wonder when it will ramp up again. But not only when, how? Will the second peak be greater than the first? That's the closest I can get to describing the last…

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The Girl Made of Fire – 2

The early morning was never kind to Samantha. Her hair would be a greasy mess, frayed and left to cling to the cream colored bed sheets. Still bewildered from the usual heavy sleep that afflicted her, she rolled over onto her phone. It was acting as her alarm spewing forth a loud bright chorus. A…

The Girl Made of Fire

Along the night streets of a small neighbourhood--on the fringe of a big city--walks a nobody. This nobody is on their way to commit a crime. They are planning to steal a car. But this wasn't just any car, no, it was a compact car that belonged to a young man. The young man whose…

Guardian Demon

Another sudden ending to a day that spanned countless hours. Each one less significant than the last. There at my doorstep, I hoped I could ease my mind with a hot meal. So I pushed the door open with substantial force and closed it with equal strength. Taking my shoes off and dancing towards the…

Your Coworker is Satan

Darrell is just like anyone else. He has an apartment, takes the bus, listens to The Beatles and wears the skulls of his enemies on a lanyard. Really great guy. You could come to Darrell with anything. "My girlfriend has started hanging out with other guys, and isn't spending much time with me any more."…