Short Stories

From Flash Fiction to Shorts, these are the quick reads that one can enjoy when they have but a moment.

SHORT STORIES:

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A Choice in Exile

When a disease destroys humanity, a test subject must decide whether to stay in the safety of isolation or join humanity in its final days.

Having spent the better part of a year in isolation, “Deuce” is notified a month before his release that humanity is dying. The controls for his cell are released to him, and as the countdown to his original date of freedom draws near, Deuce tries to find reasons to continue existing.

Status: Find it in Scary Diary PressMother’s Revenge anthology.

A Final Longing

When the earth is destroyed and humanity hangs on a thread, one survivor loses himself in an attempt to preserve the human race through a new species, desperate to both save his kind, and let the ones who destroyed their own planet, perish.

Status: Upcoming from Multifarious Press’ Science Fiction anthology

A Voice Not Spoken

When the Predators fail to vote, the Prey take over the country and have their revenge against their long-time rivals.

Status: Now available on Amazon, as of January 8th, 2017 from Thurston Howl Publications‘ Seven Deadly Sins anthology.

Joseph and the Technicolor Fur Coat

An aged farmer is invited to reconcile with his eldest son, but will their lifestyles clash, especially when his child admits to loving a scientific hybrid?

Available from Thurston Howl Publications‘  Arcana Anthology

 

The Dead Squad

When a young but experienced war journalist gets invited on a mission, she finds herself working alongside soldiers who are, by all rights, already dead as they search for a cure for the disease that has ravaged all life on earth.

Status: Coming soon from Sirens Call Publications First Hand Accounts anthology.

The Preacherman

In the mid-19th century, the descendants of convicts are forced to labor for both the crown and church. When a young badger kills his best friend in a crime of passion, he must make the decision to flee and live with the guilt, or accept responsibility for his actions and face his fate at the hands of a totalitarian state.

Status: Coming soon from FurPlanet Productions Dystopia anthology.

Tooth, Claw, and Fang

When a seasoned battle surgeon suddenly finds himself unable to treat the wounded as efficiently as the enemy is at making them, he is forced to deal with the emotions that he has kept buried for so long.

Status: Available from FurPlanet Productions Dogs of War anthology.