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Mathew and Cassy

by PearlSun

Mathew and Cassy - celebrating the innocence of childhood!

Long Pew and the Turtle

by Celestial Dung

Long Pew spends a fun and adventurous day finding soup for a cold turtle

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Holiday Road

by Jonathan Vaught

Liz had never copped to the more sensitive details of Terry's job. Which made getting out of her doghouse tricky.

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Cassingle: Five Stories

by Jim Hanas

A follow-up to 2006's Single, Cassingle is a collection of stories that originally appeared in Fence, McSweeney's, Bridge: Stories & Ideas, and Twelve Stories. Toronto's Eye Weekly wrote of Cassingle, "No matter...

Left Coast Karma

by Jonathan Vaught

I ended up back by the bar, but Kevin and his friends were gone—vanished into a crowd of painfully cool Karma drones. I was about to go track him down when someone spoke at my elbow. “It’s all fake, you...

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Probability Angels

by Joseph Devon

Matthew Huntington’s problems seem to keep growing. Not only is he seeing things in garbage cans but his mentor doesn’t think he’s working up to his full potential, his best friend can’t offer any solace...

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Ends

by Jonathan Vaught

What could tomorrow be like if we all sacrificed for something we believe in?

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Moments of Silence

by Travis King

This short story, "Moments of Silence," is an eerie and heartwarming tale of love beyond the boundaries of death.

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The Shepherd's Journals

by Drew Andrews

Enter the world of 'The Shepherd' - prophet and addict, seeker and isolate - as he narrates his way through the divine callings of rusted alleys, city crowds, and his love for 'The Other'...These journal entries...

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Tokyo Zero

by Marc Horne

One man goes to Tokyo to end the world. It goes fairly well.
As a Japanese cult gets ready to stage a massive attack, they are forced to recruit a secretive young bio-chemist from the West. They hide out on...

The Pea Pod Gambit

by Joseph Devon

Atticus and Seth have the perfect setup: a three bedroom apartment with a third roommate who is never around because he is always over at his girlfriend’s house. But when their roommate’s relationship ends...

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Uneven Shading

by Joseph Devon

Marshal finds himself unable to concentrate at work, and what’s worse, he’s come to realize that he’s disappearing from view entirely. When his boss takes note Marshal is sent home to try and figure out...

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The Donkey of Vincento

by Joseph Devon

I have absolutely no idea how to describe this story. I read a lot. And I’ve read a lot of translations. And they always strike me as being just a little off and missing just a little something. Somehow, with...

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Knots

by Joseph Devon

In the course of my job I’ve given a lot of baths to little girls. There aren’t a lot of jobs where this can be considered a normal thing, but as a nanny that’s how it goes. Over the past few years there...

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Continental Drift

by Joseph Devon

Two people visiting Europe under some not very ideal circumstances wind up brushing up against each other’s lives ever so softly on the moonlit beach of Cannes.

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You’re Allowed to Order Takeout

by Joseph Devon

This was a strange story in a lot of ways. I had to carve this out of very little. It’s short and it’s minimal, but for some reason I can’t stop thinking about it. Basically we visit with Neil, who has...

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Light-Years Ahead of His Time

by Joseph Devon

This story was published out of sequence because I got somewhat derailed during the Holidays by family and then I got sick and blah blah blah. At some point leading up to this story I decided that I wanted to...

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Scarface's Burden

by Joseph Devon

A reworking of one of Jonathan Coulton’s songs. Explore the various inner workings of a mad genius’s compound through the eyes of his most loyal assistant, Scarface. Between maintenance on the golden submarine,...

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Jacob Checks Out

by Joseph Devon

A confused narrator tries to piece together the life of one of his oldest friends, Jacob. Various parts of Jacob’s life are held up to the light, from childhood through present day, as friends try to find...

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Private Showing

by Joseph Devon

A simple story about a man struggling to deal with loss. This is one of the shortest pieces I’ve ever written. This description will be equally short.

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