Short Stories

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…


It's A Loopy World

Never thought I'd make a gritty reboot of Parable of the Polygons, but, welp, heeeeere you go: high-res version Just an idea I've had on my mind for a while. I wanted to figure out a way to combine abstract, high-level systems thinking with the raw, emotional punch of storytelling.…