Mona Luna

Mona Luna

If you never met her, you’d think she was a real nice lady, yeah. Good with kids, never kicked no dog. Never sang a hymn out of tune. On Tuesdays and Thursdays she works down at the shelter, handing out socks and toothbrushes.

I go barefoot in my boots rather than take a single thing from Mona Luna.

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Christina Ladd
On October 15, 2021
Blood Runs Cold

Blood Runs Cold

Two bankrollers make their escape after a botched job, but one of them may be far more than what he seems.

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Josh Rountree
On October 8, 2021
Just Smile

Just Smile

A bartender educates a patron on why he should never, ever tell a woman to “just smile.”

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Dawn Vogel
On October 1, 2021
Back To Normal

Back To Normal

A woman awakens to find life strangely normal after murdering her husband, but normal is a world of constant dread, and the voice in her head is worse than the corpse in her bed.

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authorMBarron
On October 1, 2021
Mona Luna

Mona Luna

If you never met her, you’d think she was a real nice lady, yeah. Good with kids, never kicked no dog. Never sang a hymn out of tune. On Tuesdays and Thursdays she works down at the shelter, handing out socks and toothbrushes.

I go barefoot in my boots rather than take a single thing from Mona Luna.

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Christina Ladd
On October 15, 2021
Blood Runs Cold

Blood Runs Cold

Two bankrollers make their escape after a botched job, but one of them may be far more than what he seems.

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Josh Rountree
On October 8, 2021
The Green

The Green

A man’s lawn wants him dead.

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Anthony Cain
On September 24, 2021
Cherry-Blossom Droid

Cherry-Blossom Droid

A common proverb is that time heals all wounds. That is true only for humans. For them, memories fade into dull generalizations. For us droids, memories are always reproducible with uncanny sharpness, and they stay with us for as long as we live: forever.

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Parker Ragland
On September 17, 2021

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Parker Ragland

Parker Ragland is a writer who spends most days trying to convince people that artificial intelligence isn’t that scary (contrary to what his fiction might suggest). Currently, he works as a technical writer at a company that builds software used to analyze data. Previously, he served as Executive Editor of the Colorado Technology Law Journal. He lives near Denver with the most wonderful person he knows. Find out more from his website, parkerragland.com, or his Twitter, @ragland_writes.

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