“In here?” Purple sparks flew from the fairy in front of me. That meant “Yes.” I took a step forward and held my breath. I had followed the path all the way out here, in hopes of finding the ancient book that would save the village. It seemed like a good idea at the time, […]

My favorite station is a mix of oldies and jazz instrumentals. I’m not sure what about the combination soothes me, but it could be the flawless way CCR meshes with a Wynton Marsalis. I know it shouldn’t make sense, but it does. For as long as I can remember, my brain has operated this way. [&hel

His boots sank in the mud. He heaved the sword over his shoulder so it wouldn’t suffer the same fate. The warrior beside him seemed to glide magically through the soggy land. The man’s armor was nearly pristine, only a chink here and there from previous battles. Battles that, Amrok imagined, the

Brittany couldn’t sleep. She thought it was because of the caffeinated iced tea she consumed at dinner, but it could have been her boyfriend’s dead body in the basement. She had been staring at the ceiling for some time now, the clock said it had been an hour and a half, but to Brittany it [&hel

Sleepex Incorporated was on the cusp of a breakthrough. Reports had been sent off for scientific review and their “Research and Development” department was already chilling the champagne. “Do you think they’ll find anything?” Charles, the head researcher walked up to his number one develop

Comet X42 passed overhead like lots of comets before it. The news talked about it, like they always do, but I didn’t pay attention, like I always didn’t. Lunar eclipse? Nah. Harvest moon? Eh. Pluto as close as it’s ever been? No thanks. I just didn’t care. And besides, I had to stay up until

The wind grabbed at his hat, but he was quick to fight back and hold it in place. “Look at that view!” Davy, standing between two towering rocks, looked out over the plain before turning to his partner. “Let me see,” Jade said, pushing Davy jokingly out of the way. “Careful up here,” he