Short Stories

The Lamps

“Before I die...” I said, coughing up blood, “...I want you to know: you're a big doody pants and your hair smells funny.” “No YOU smell funny!” Andrea made a mock pout. “And stupid!” “I smell funny and stupid?” I said, wiping the ketchup off my chin, “How can I…


The Caterpillars

“Is this... just one long setup for a 'Monarch Butterfly' pun?” “Jun-mo, I know my report may be hard to believe...” “You don't fucking say!” “Which is why I brought a few specimens with me today.” “... Holy dick.” Field Log of Kim Seo-Yun [Day 430] One observes many strange things…


AfterLife

Welcome, the clockwork corpse says, to AfterLife. Still the same booming voice after all these years. I first visited AfterLife with my mom and dad when I was seven. I remember looking up in wonder at the strange half-robot man, seeing through his glass-panel chest into the gears and pipes…


The War on Yourself

World War III (WWIII), also known as The War On Yourself, was a global war that lasted from 2022 to 2025.[1][2] It was the deadliest conflict in human history, with estimates of up to 1.2 billion fatalities, approximately 94% of which were self-inflicted. wait, they didn't lock…


Take Your Time

“Work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion.” ~ Parkinson's Law I hate dystopian stories. And yes, I've read them. All of them. Why not? I have the time. God, I can't even remember when all of this started. But I remember where I was: work. It…