A Burdensome Beast

“If you try to escape this purse one more time, I will…I will…” What will I do? What do you do to a mythical beast that is three times your size? She couldn’t just show up at a shelter. Hey, have you heard of kitsunes? Well, there’s one in this purse you can totally have. She laughed. Then she sighed. […]

The World Turns

The air inside my house is stifling, full of memories I can’t face. I yank open my front door and blink at the harsh brightness of day. A man walking his dog waves politely. I tug at the hem of my shirt, suddenly conscious that I’m still in my pajamas and not wearing a bra. I hold up a hand […]

Sunshine Resort – Part 2

This is Part 2 of Clever’s short story. You can read the beginning here. … I was determined to find this killer. He didn’t deserve to just go on living without the memory of the evils he had committed. Sunshine Resort was supposed to be a place for good people who had bad things happen to them, or at least […]

Sunshine Resort

My name is Mylla, and today is the worst day of my life. I’ve said that before, but I’m really hoping that this time I’m right.  Relentless fear has dogged me for the past days and weeks, and when the answers had finally come, they were the worst imaginable. Grief clenched my chest tight and my legs couldn’t hold me […]