2018-11-29 23:45 island

A small mountain cabin stuffed full of wet leaves. A failed experiment for eternal autumn.

2018-10-31 22:40 island

There was a horror on the roof, there was a terror in the woodpile, there was a ghost in the pantry, there was a witch in the attic, there was a demon under the stairs… None of this was mentioned by the house inspector or real estate agent.

2018-10-19 23:42 island

The Viking on the street corner had the password, but the powerful meds the druids gave her destroyed all short term memory.

2018-10-13 22:50 island

She presented herself to him wearing the skin of that thing they found in the barn. “Do you like it?” she asked.

2018-08-29 23:11 island

The next morning they found the masks broken in the fire pit and their car wouldn’t start.

2018-08-23 22:24 island

Tucked inside the space below the house was a new thing, trembling, eager to meet them but worried they hadn’t yet made the proper mistakes.

2018-08-19 01:11 island

The Food Thing arrived so they hid their hands and tightly closed their robes.

2018-08-14 01:16 island

The grove at the center of the island was full of dugout canoes and handmade posters with rousing political slogans. Election day was close.

2018-07-13 23:54 island

The rich people killed one another over the summer, inefficiently, fueled by expensive food, social feuds and love affairs. The servants shrugged.

2018-07-08 20:14 island

Energy charged into the ancient border wall, the stones blinked in time with the druidic chant.

2018-06-12 02:43 island

The instrument was created only for citizens of the village. There were no teachers, no songbooks, and no one knew how to play it.

2018-06-06 02:38 island

At the bottom of the ditch all they could see were hundreds of rabbit faces peering from above.

2018-06-01 23:44 island

The forecast promised hail the size of kittens, instead there was only carnival, only ever carnival.

2018-05-23 20:44 island

They saw it, tall, made of bark and twisted sticks, vines with thorns. It stepped back into the trees.

2018-03-23 19:09 island

They leaned back in their chairs at precisely the same moment. They raised and lowered their pipes with the same orchestration.