Captain America and the Destruction of the Universe

As of four days ago, Marvel has declared that Captain America was actually a Hydra Agent all along. For those of you unfamiliar with Hydra, they are a Nazi-like organization bent on taking over the world. They are absolutely evil. A lot of people are really unhappy with this, including me. I won’t delve deeply…

Seeds

“I don’t want you to do it,” Chalis said. She twisted her foot in the earth and a flat piece of bone came up, dug out of the soil. She thought it might be a shoulder blade, from an animal, maybe. It was dull and grungy from dirt. She looked at her brother and shuddered,…

8 Horses; 40 Men

(Hover over the French words for a translation.) Cliff knows the Train’s near the kid’s stop when he starts shaking again.

A Good Night to Drown

She waits on the wrong side of the barrier next to the water, leaning against the worn wood. The clouds churn dark grey above her, bleeding into black at the edges where the night is falling. It might rain, it might not. Either way it’ll be dark and cold. The water smacks at the docks…

Your Beautiful Angel Spice Girl

Margaret didn’t go to clubs. She didn’t go by ‘Peggy’, either. Hadn’t ever, in fact, though ‘Maggie’ had been tried a few times. ‘Marge’. ‘Meg’, even. They all slid off like water. Margaret wasn’t the sort of person to whom things stuck. Though, she thought with a vague internal sigh as she gazed at her…