The Intersection

I was never a particularly bad person. My criminal record wasn’t extensive, I never took a life, nor put my hands on someone I shouldn’t have. Maybe I didn’t give enough to the needy, didn’t volunteer enough, or didn’t subscribe to a...

11 Miles Ritual Performance

I’m a married man with four daughters. I’ve never been one of those weirdos who tries to summon demons or ghosts or anything. Even in my teen years I was never into that sort of stuff. I was more of a sports guy. I wish more of my kids were. I only heard...

The Hitchhike

One day I was driving home from my dorm as every Friday. It was already dark and the clouds covered the moon, the stars and any other possible source of light. Being not very wealthy student I had to count every coin and I never had a reasonable amount of fuel in the...

White Shrouded Torso

White Shrouded Torso Imagine being on your porch late at night. When all of a sudden you start to feel a severe tightening in your chest, breathing becomes arduous like someone is squeezing you, and there’s this humming numbness swiftly spreading from your shoulders...

Under the Ever-Setting Sun

Under the Ever-Setting Sun by E.M.W. Net was the most curious child in his tiny village. He had no desire to farm with his parents, nor did he wish to build or repair the straw huts they lived in. He didn’t even want to frolic with the other children. Not be be...

The Demon of Brundisium

Upon his arrival in Brundisium, famous for its mirrors, to spend an idle season away from the bustle of never silent Rome, the first order of business for Publius Nigidius Figulus was to visit its market at the end of the Via Appia through which flowed all of the...