Stories on the site

July 4, 2018

The Lost Soul

by Scot Noel It flapped like a wounded bird, struggling weakly at his approach.  Caught in lantern light and bounded by what the storm had left behind, […]
July 12, 2020

Issue # 6 Sample

by Alexandra Seidel Illustrated by Rose Catherine Khan The roc arrived on the island like a bad case of the flu, with little warning and ample […]
August 25, 2018

Gatherer of Souls

by Scot Noel Surrounded by the tight walls of her ship, Christine sat in darkness, a gloom alleviated only by the soft green glow of channel […]
June 24, 2018

The Sever’d Link

by Scot Noel There was a child, a girl, hung by her neck from a pole on the outskirts of town. The pole was tall, and […]
July 1, 2018

Ghosts of the Ogygopsis

by Scot Noel The hauntings began with the ghost of Anomalocaris. Stalk-borne, compound eyes rose up from the layered steps of the Ogygopsis shale. A three […]
June 24, 2018

The Scholar

by Scot Noel She closed the book, placed it on the table, and finally, decided to walk through the door.  Behind her, ten thousand volumes lay sealed […]
July 6, 2018


by Scot Noel The things of his youth were there at the last, taking up station.  The things of his youth remembered all they had been […]
July 6, 2018

My Hero, Heros Meum

by Scot Noel He awoke in the desert, buried in sand and glass and unaware of his name. The earth pressed upon him with unbearable weight […]
July 6, 2018

Snows of Darkness

by James Verran and Scot Noel The winds of August came from the north.  The cold came too, early, thickening the swamps beneath a lowering sky. […]