Two Discs Swirling in Forest

The house feels empty without her things. All of our shared spaces, with all of our shared things, is cut in half now. Where all of our hiking gear once took up this entire shelf,…

Children Seated in a Book

Six children, all about the size of a thumbtack, sit arranged in a circle inside an open copy of Proust’s In Search of Lost Time. It is open to a page which reads, “Will it…

Skeletons Walking in Woods

“That is idiotic,” Rachel says, “There’s no way the government–the US government–is hiding proof of alien life anywhere, let alone here,” Rachel waves her arms around, signaling she means everything surrounding us, “In this bumfuck…

Man Steals Bucket of Teeth

May 27, 1998 An unemployed Egg Island man stole an official ritual bucket of teeth from a cave outside the town of Sed yesterday. The theft was immediately noticed, but the pursuit lasted for several…

Mime Buried with Many Skeletons

Arturo opens his eyes again. Shoot, it didn’t work. Everyone around him is still long dead. He’s still stuck in this tomb. Arturo sits up and looks around the tomb. It’s a nice tomb, he…

A Small Round Boy with White Stones

A very small boy sits in a garden. He is extremely small. Terribly small. Remarkably small. Excessively small. Uncommonly small. He is the smallest boy possible. Yet somehow, rotund. In front of the boy are…

Map with Bare Skulls

I was told this would be an easier expedition, but as usual, that’s not correct. Funding was a mess and the location we were sent to was completely wrong. I’m sorry, I don’t mean to…

Doors in Distance

Almost 250 years ago, Archibald Winter was out for his evening stroll when he discovered the first doors. Initially, Winter, a roofer by trade, was flummoxed by the fact the doors were, by all appearances,…

Small Boys Decorating Ghost

Every year, the boys of New Hash are charged with decorating the ghost in the town’s lodge. The event, known as “The Festival of Lucidity,” has been a tradition since the town’s founding. This year,…

Time Flying Triangles Around Geometry

It’s no secret one of the most common uses of time flying triangles is to wrap them around geometry, but have you considered making your own time flying triangles instead of buying them? It’s not…

Man Looking at Symbol on Arch

The sun inches its way across the sky. Cornelius hunches underneath a rock arch, sheltered from the sun, studying a small symbol. His boots are filled with sand. The symbol looks like this: It is…

Old Woman Wearing White Wood Horns

The canyon stretches out before you. Its walls are so tall you see nothing else. Just wall. The too bigness of it makes you feel like vomiting. If you’re not careful, the wall takes you….

Triangle Sect with Bestiary

Triangle Sect: Civilization; RNN East; discovered by Dr. Malcolm Hutchinson; 1822. The Triangle Sect are called so not because they are shaped like triangles, which would be absurd (ed: Jonathan stop adding personal voice to…

Man with a Dark Book, Skull Cult Tree

Adalka walks through the bookstore, aimlessly poking his way toward the back. He doesn’t want to appear too eager or like he knows what he wants. If he’s not careful, they’ll spot him before he…

Ghost Bells Below Metal Moon

A man stands on a small pedestal. Children circle around him, sitting cross-legged. It’s dark out, but the light of two full moons is plenty for everyone to see the man as he speaks. One…

Man Feeding Fractals

Moijiferous’ art On top of the kitchen table we see an apple, rotten, a half glass of milk, curdled, and a bowl, crusted over with the remnants of an oatmeal breakfast. Beneath that table is…