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The Murdering of Crows

Part 1  from Built From Human Parts: Purpose & Consequence

An Unexpected Box

from Built From Human Parts: Rituals & Devices 

I woke in absolute darkness. I felt hot and sticky and unsure of just where I was, but it was the darkness that worried me the most. I don’t sleep in dark rooms. It’s not a fear of the dark, at least it’s not just a fear of the dark. I can’t navigate in the […]

Mister Nickname

from Built From Human Parts: Purpose & Consequence

The chaos of London on a Saturday was compounded by the Whitehall march.  Martin White understood the sentiment of anti-austerity. The coalition government of Liberal Democrats and Conservatives had only been elected the year before and had already begun to implement unpopular changes to the country.  The introduction of a fixed term in power meant […]

Regret

from Built From Human Parts: Purpose & Consequence

Why do so many monsters go by three names? John Wayne Gacy. Gary Leon Ridgway. Mark David Chapman. John Wilkes Booth. Lee Harvey Oswald. Samuel Richard King. I studied him through the one foot by one foot plexiglass window set into the steel door that separated the free from the captive. Out here, I could […]

Impersonal Apocalypse

part 2 of the sci-fi epic, JUMPCUT MEMORY

Cheryl woke up feeling like a burden had been lifted from her. She touched her cheek and it was wet. She tried to dig around and see whether she had possibly been dreaming, and whether that had triggered the tears, but it had evaporated, as the tears would. She knew on some level that Andy […]

Disruption

from Built From Human Parts: Rituals & Devices

Day 0 Third row, aisle seat, Jack Saunders opened the Inflight magazine. Distraction from the boredom of delay. He read a feature on the best ten cafes in Vienna. Another about the emerging club scene in Budapest. Cities he had no intention of visiting. Next, he picked out the safety advice card, studying pictograms so […]

AFTERIMAGE

from Built From Human Parts: Purpose & Consequence

Everyone has their role to learn and carry out.

Jumpcut Memory

from Built From Human Parts: Purpose & Consequence

He stood there in the library with his portable EMP blaster, and he erased everything electronic. He’d been transcribing the books for a long time – years in fact. The important ones. Project 451 he called it. He had hard copies of everything. His girlfriend thought he was insane, but then she worked in an […]

The Flick of the Wyvern’s Tale

from Built From Human Parts: Purpose & Consequence

All the perimeter Berndnaut Clouds had tethered themselves to the recharge post beside the entrance, their mist obscuring the anchor points. The Collector tapped the Driver’s shoulder.

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