Category Archives: Science Fiction

Space Invaders

The wine rack across the bar from me burst into all manner of groovy, swirling colors. “Whoa!” I said. “What do you call this shit again?” “Space Invaders,” said Sal. “The latest in hallucinogenic malware. It’s kind of like LSD, … Continue reading

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Attica 2071

Attica was a strange place in the seventies. Right around 2065, they instituted a new rule. It was kind of a strange rule — an “off the books” kind of rule if you know what I mean. People outside of … Continue reading

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They Ain’t Pervs!

“Martin …” “Yes, my little pelvic affiliate? Num num!” Candice pointed to the window. “Shh! Cut it out. I thought I saw something moving out there!” I looked up from Candice’s neck at the window reflected in the bathroom mirror. “Nobody there,” … Continue reading

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A Glimmer of Human Sedition

Doug cradled his coffee cup in his numb fingers as he warmed his weary bones beside the fire. Far to the east, a dome of light illuminated the night sky: The city from which they had fled, where electricity and heat … Continue reading

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The Grangers

Brian Bruso had been laying in his hammock, minding his own business and watching the surf come in, when the newsfeed on his augment displayed a video of some chick getting the shit kicked out of her. His decision to … Continue reading

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The Trail’s End

This short film popped up in my reader feed the other day and I can’t stop watching it. It’s less than ten minutes in length, but it’s really good with fantastic acting. This level of professionalism and polish is damn rare … Continue reading

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Rise Of The Sex-Crazed Space Geckos

When contact was lost recently with a Russian spaceship carrying a colony of sex-crazed space geckos, the horny reptiles on board had no idea their internal communications were being recorded by the US National Security Agency (NSA), who of course thought … Continue reading

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Sal’s Pawn & Metal Emporium

I posted a longer version of this story a month ago, here, but I was never satisfied with it. The story works best I think as short flash fiction, so I chopped out the unnecessary material and made a few other … Continue reading

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Sputnik The Alien Spambot

Roger Sikes was slowly emerging from the fog of a late afternoon nap when he thought he heard a whistling sound. It sounded a lot like a falling bomb. All at once, the windows along the front of Roger’s house … Continue reading

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An Angel Named Trixie

A post-apocalyptic Sci-Fi love story, a little weird; a little kinky. Lexus’s first impression, when he first laid eyes on her by the unsteady glow of his kerosene lantern, was that she was the most beautiful woman he had ever seen. … Continue reading

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We Don’t Buy Ghetto Metal

A shorter, more recent version of this story exists. See: Sal’s Pawn & Metal Emporium Mike frowned at the “Closed” sign in the window of Dick’s Pawn Shop and looked down at the American Eagle — an ounce of platinum — … Continue reading

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When Good Robots Go Bad

“Are you going to shoot me, Max?” Wallace stood by the desk in his basement workshop, his hands raised, and watched Max very carefully. In Max’s hand was Wallace’s 9mm Browning Hi-Power, and it was clearly aimed at Wallace’s forehead. Wallace … Continue reading

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We are Cicada

What follows is a tiny bit of science fiction that was inspired by Cicada 3301. I’m not connected to Cicada 3301 in any way. I’m just a guy who thinks the clandestine nature of Cicada 3301 and the complexity of … Continue reading

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A Hypothetical Obituary for Mankind

How does the world end, anyway? This is probably complete crap, but I wrote it originally in 2005 so I can dismiss it as old garbage if people think it sucks. 😛 “Some say the world will end in fire,” … Continue reading

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