April Winters

April Winters’ other works can be read at The Dead Mule School of Southern Literature, Linguistic Erosion, The Short Humour Site, and Short-Story.Me.

Stories by April Winters

In the Dark

Illustrated by Jordan Wester

George, the older gentleman in the Armani overcoat, cashmere muffler draped around his collar, rests his head in his hand. He’s on the late-night train to Chicago, days earlier than expected, after spending a week in business deals with hard-nosed competitors. There was a time when coldblooded decisions thrilled, invigorated; now they cause physical pain. …