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Part 19 of Beyond the End of the World, Lokians 1

Aaron Dennis
in Fiction

Welcome to Beyond the End of the World. My name is Aaron Dennis, and I will be presenting this published novel to you one chapter at a time. The entire novel is free for download via Barnes and Noble ...

The Storm

Roy Huff
in Fiction

“Dad, what are we going to do?” “What we’ve always done,” Peter replied. The city’s silhouette filtered through the window panes. Narrow glass tunnels joined mega-structures connected into a massive c...

Brutalist Stories #17

Brutalist Stories
in Fiction

“Who are you?” I ask, looking down at him, on his knees and for a second, for a moment, I almost pity him. There’s something down there which exists, at the bottom of my soul, that sees something in t...

Outrun Stories #17

Outrun Stories
in Fiction

There’s that look in her eye, I’ve seen it a million times before. That glint that reflects the neon hue of a million different lights as she looks down and over the city and she turns and it’s there,...

Outrun Stories #16

Outrun Stories
in Fiction

“Hit it!” Throttle up, hands gripped, Ray-Bans on, readouts flickering and flashing a million different pieces of data about the road in front and everything that’s chasing us from behind. “You’re fuc...

Classic Literature Takes A Tech Turn

Christina St-Jean
in Culture

Do readers need a high tech exposure to classical literature in order to properly enjoy it? While the answer to that question may not be known, it's something that Boston College students are curious ...

Brutalist Stories #16

Brutalist Stories
in Fiction

It’s said a man must pay for his truths. Once he discovers something inside himself he’s bound by it, forever. Once that thing comes out of him and he has to stare at it and look at it, this part of h...

Outrun Stories #15

Outrun Stories
in Fiction

“It’s 1994 and I’m sat in a downtown diner holding a banana milkshake. I remember it like yesterday, sat there, fresh out of the academy and Frost and his buddies trying to screw me over at any opport...

Bumblebee

Maya Simone
in Fiction

“Baby, what are you doing?” Miranda’s mother Ericka interrupted Miranda from her trance causing her to drop her dishes to the floor. “Honey, I'll get that,” Miranda’s mother said, pushing her out of t...

Brutalist Stories #15

Brutalist Stories
in Fiction

“We killed him, do you hear!?” They taunt me through the slat in the door, over and over, but it doesn’t matter now. It barely mattered when he was alive, why should it matter now he’s dead? “What wil...

Outrun Stories #13

Outrun Stories
in Fiction

“You fuck!” he screams as I pull his head out of the water, count to three and back in there for a little more. He’ll speak, they always do. Two. One. “Fuck you, Tank! I don’t fucking know anything I ...

Brutalist Stories #13

Brutalist Stories
in Fiction

Who was I when I came here? I stare at the wall with thousands of tiny scratches, each marking what I think is one day. I focus on one, was it the first, and try to remember, who I was. “Student 1489....

Outrun Stories #12

Outrun Stories
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“No where’s paradise forever,” I say to myself and light another cigarette. Had to end sometime, but right here, right now, like this? I thought I was better than this, I guess my type always does. I ...

Brutalist Stories #12

Brutalist Stories
in Fiction

“…And, you’re sure it can’t hear us?” I can hear them, yes, I’ve been able to hear them for some time now, really, quite some time. I’m not sure they know what they’ve created, or they’re too stupid t...

Outrun Stories #11

Outrun Stories
in Fiction

“Now, why d’ya have to go and do that, brother?” Mickey stood up and looked over the bank’s counter. “She were lookin’ at me funny.” Finn stood beside the dead woman holding his smoking revolver at hi...

Brutalist Stories #11

Brutalist Stories
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“We’ll get married then, shall we?” She whispered to him in the dark, his arm coming in around her waist and pulling her into him, his cheek touching hers, his tears rolling onto her face. “Do we have...