Category: Dark Fiction

Dark SciFi – Wet Work

Dark SciFi – Wet Work

WET WORK A Dark SciFi Short Story Aiko Rei kept to the shadows as she moved down the alley. At her sides, looming apartment buildings reached for the stars, then disappeared into the frigid New Edo night. A blue disc on her wrist’s underside pulsed. The mark of the concierge, the android. It cast spectral wisps across the buildings’ hard grey faces, glowing like a beacon in the dark and…

Science Fiction – Blood Fields

Science Fiction – Blood Fields

Chapter 1 of the Science Fiction Novella, Blood Fields © 2019 David Walker The Orphan moved swiftly across the darkened desert, timing his steps with the gusts of the gathering dust storm. Libere’s lethal environs had been his mother and master. The planet’s rhythms were his own. He crested a rise and peered down from a crag as the searing wind tore at the ragged cloth of his thoab, whipping…

Serial Killer Story – A Bad Boy is Hard to Find

Serial Killer Story – A Bad Boy is Hard to Find

Author’s Note: The title of this creepy serial killer story is an ode to the disturbing short story “A Good Man is Hard to Find” by the indomitable Flannery O’Connor. This is another tale inspired by a photograph, though again not the one posted here. The original picture, which I don’t have a license to post, was a view overlooking an urban nightscape. Looking at it, I was struck by…

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