Mine Your Own Business

"And we’d have gotten away with it too, if it weren't for that meddling old tramp and his flea ridden dog!” The cop shoved the last of the kids, stupid ghost miner costume and all, into the back of the police catch van. Slamming the door, the cop raised a bushy eyebrow, shook his head …

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Human Shield

Recent entry to the Sci-Fi-London 48Hr Flash Fiction Competition The room was functional and yet stark in comparison with the gentleman’s peers at the Royal Institute. There were no shelves of jars replete with mysterious chunks of flesh or bone. Nor were there any bizarre arrays of glass tubes and bronzed metal contraptions, heated at numerous points, …

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The Dark Lord receives a visit from St. Nick

'Twas the night before Christmas, when all thro' the blockhouse All the creatures were stirring, even the damned mouse; The traps were all set throughout with care, In hopes that the St. Nicholas soon would be there; The goblins nestled all hidden beneath their beds, While visions of rotten plums turned rancid in their heads, …

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