The Illimitable Ocean of Inexplicability
They will hound you
to the ends of the earth
to get you to believe
A pirate that suffers from sea sickness, it turns out, is no pirate at all.
Captain Pigeonbeard had long since swapped the stormy seas for life in the clouds. 93 more words
“So…you fancy yourself a master hacker, eh?” the man in the black coat sneered. In fact, he wore all black; from his Gucci shoes, to his Brooks Brothers tie, to his shiny gloves. 223 more words
Alan James Keogh
Hope everyone is having a good week, I’ve been pretty busy the last while. I was down in Galway with some friends for the Arts festival, which was pretty cool. 1,403 more words
Jonathan Stern looked into the camera and smiled. It had been three months since he received his biopsy report. Pancreatic cancer. Inoperable. Final. The end of everything. 70 more words
William Stafford the Novelist (not the Poet)
Reid Reilly had locked himself out. He checked there was no one else in the hall, no one else to see. He morphed his fingers into the dimensions of a credit card and jemmied the lock. 431 more words
DC Comics is celebrating the 75th anniversary of Batman this month.
Here’s a short story in honor of three quarters of a century of the masked crusader and his colorful cast of villains. 2,090 more words
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