Zeeper

I am. I zeep. I zeep energy. Infinite pulses of colours, pounding my mind. I cannot remember how long this has been so, it just is. I zeep time. Without it, my mind could never string two thoughts together. I zeep complexity. I discern patterns, but make no sense of them. I spend the next … Continue reading Zeeper

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The Sargasso Void

To his chagrin, I volunteered straight away. Emmetrius wanted nothing else but to lay low and wait this out. Stranded fifty megaparsecs away from civilisation, I couldn’t understand his logic. I guess he didn’t trust me one bit, believing I would make some pointless attempt to escape his custody. “It’s your fault,” I told him. … Continue reading The Sargasso Void

The Fright Machine

Hacking robots can be lots of fun. Celebrating April Ghouls Day at horrorscribes.com with this flash fiction entry. Sawtooth froze. His clown quartet went from performing a slo-mo at the crossing lights to lunatic postures, ridiculing the angry driver. The black Audi inched closer, but when Mr Axe showed off his plastic hatchet, the motorist … Continue reading The Fright Machine

Offshore

This flash fiction piece took out the inaugural Punk Out: Wattpunk Contests and Prompt challenge. When the electrical generator housing got crushed, the power ceased, killing the lights and the offshore installation manager’s hope of sending a warning out to the other drilling platforms. “There’s a satellite phone in my quarters,” said Owen Browne, the … Continue reading Offshore

Dead Drop Society

Mateus Fiel knew of the fierce territorialism between rival scanbob gangs in the area. He chose to ignore it, the score proving too lucrative to pass up. Venturing outside of his home exurb constituted a risk. Many did so to engage in leisure activities, many more did so for business opportunities. Mateus did it for … Continue reading Dead Drop Society

Sell-outs

What if I were to tell you that a vast galactic civilisation exists, much older than ours, that this space-faring society was a great consumer of things? Art, food and resources… …that we Earthlings are a newly discovered delicacy and that a vast market waits. Is this a bad eventuality for mankind or a good … Continue reading Sell-outs