Jesus and the Devil Walk into a Bar

by Levi Andrew Noe & Michael Ilkiw

“Buy you a drink?” “Sure,” the Morning Star glanced over nonchalantly at the Son of Man, “bourbon. Neat.” “One bourbon, tavern master, and a glass of Sangiovese for me.” The King of Kings took a seat at the bar beside the Lightbringer. Lucifer played with a book of matches. The pack ignited and the flames danced in shapes …


In a Flash

by David J. Wing & Daniele Murtas

In place and awaiting the signal, Jeff checked-off his protocol list. Seatbelt — check. Helmet — huff, check. Gloves — check… and on down the line. The body of the car stretched out to over twenty feet in length, its weighty engine hugged the tarmac, covered by a rear spoiler of monumental proportions and decorated in the most garish …


L717

by Tovah S. Yavin & Nevena Katalina

Stephanie pushed through the revolving door, then checked the scrap of paper in her pocket. This was the right address. She swished across the plush carpet letting her hand trail over the backs of velvety sofas as she made her made her way to the elevators. The building was a lot nicer than she had expected. …


Déjà Vu

by John Pullen & Alankrita Amaya

He woke suddenly; shaken from what he thought must have been a bad dream. He couldn’t quite remember what had got him so scared or why he’d needed to wake up so desperately, but it was over now. His heartbeat was returning to it’s normal rhythm, and sitting up in the stillness of the dark …


Stockholm Shadow

by Robert Paul Blumenstein & Izzy Wingham

My captor from time to time reaches down and strokes my forehead, my cheek, with what seems to be a loving touch, filled with compassion, as though he cares; he all too quickly withdraws that same hand and calls an assistant over to tend to a perfunctory duty: my bathing, my feeding, my excrement needs. …