Smiles

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“In the countries that are more uniform, people were more likely to smile to show they were superior to one another.” Can a smile really kill? One of these two men is about to find out.

I, Beloved of Other

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An isolated man undergoes an otherworldly – and sinister – experience after a meteorite lands in his back yard.

Swallow

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A predatory young man chooses the wrong girl to follow home from the Halloween disco.

Ritual

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A man prepares to go out on the hunt with just one thing on his mind. He has his trusted rituals to achieve success, but there are other, older rituals at play, rituals that balance nature and can turn the hunter into the hunted

Forever Autumn

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A crow stares at a man through the window of a cabin in the woods. What does it know? What will it do?

The Contritionist

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The spirit of this psychologist’s trade was never really about talk therapy; it was about helping his patients find contrition for their sins—to help them feel remorse for what they’ve done. And if they can’t find it for themselves, then he will do whatever it takes to make sure they feel it.