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My Baby isn’t Ready Yet

By Olivia J. Young She had been lying like a bloated question mark for some time, how long I couldn’t say anymore. I counted days in the pooling sludge that had begun to halo around my wife, and our partially … Continue reading

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Night Heat

by Steve Carr It was one of those nights. You know the kind of night I mean. The kind of night where you’re tortured by the heat. The kind of night when you’re alone in a cheap hotel and there’s … Continue reading

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The Man That Wasn’t There

By Armarna Forbes Three sharp knocks banged on Lionel’s bedroom door.  His mother’s muffled voice sounded agitated on the other side.  “Lionel!  You promised you were going to take care of that mess outside yesterday!” Startled, he yelled out a … Continue reading

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The Last Rebirth

By Sandor Kovacs The molecules of its brain get assembled first. The primitive piece of flesh floats inside a skull filled with boiling liquid. Bones lay in perfect order. It cannot feel the heat, though, as the receptors are not … Continue reading

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Just Enough Brains

A Macabre Tale by Steve Sibra Every animal has just enough brains to preserve its own hide – dead or alive.  It took Adrian a year to learn how to properly skin a human being.  He studied on the process … Continue reading

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Turning Out Leather

A Twisted Tale by Steve Sibra I awaken and I sleep and I do not know the difference between the two.  In one realm my wife and children have been brutalized and left to die; they have been sewn up, … Continue reading

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Installation Pieces

A Twisted Tale by Sarah Beaudette 3,462 people responded to Mitchell’s tweet, all of them asking where to send their donations. Mitchell thanked each person from the bottom of his heart and gave the address of his brother’s cold storage … Continue reading

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Vanity Kills

A Terrible Tale by Tom J Perrin Selfie /’sεlfi’/ Noun     Informal A photograph that one takes of oneself, typically taken with a smartphone or webcam, and shared via Social Media — The familiar click of the camera’s shutter annoyed everyone … Continue reading

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Pearly Grey Eyes

A Horrible Tale by Daniel Lind. You are thirteen summers old with a skip in the step. With no customers inside, I sneak out from my corner shop to catch a glimpse of you walking home from school. Youthful pearly … Continue reading

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Snuff Love

A Sick Tale by John Rickett Duct tape. Check. Old VHS camcorder. Check. Four rolls of sheet plastic. Check. Revolver—I pop open the cylinder and count six rounds. Check. This is exactly what it looks like. But it feels like … Continue reading

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