2019-02-22 22:45 brood search benbrood

He didn’t know what was at the bottom of the hill. He had his knife. He had the borrowed dream. He had the special cloth.

2019-01-02 22:51 brood search benbrood

Passengers handed the note forward, some scribbling additions, until it reached the conductor who then promptly pulled a man from a nearby row and violently threw him from the moving train.

2018-12-16 23:05 brood search benbrood

Only a single shoe. He alternated it regularly. The other foot, bare, always suffered in the sharp darkness.

2018-10-21 22:00 brood search benbrood

The entrance to the shelter was blocked by bales of old clothes, collected and bound with barbed wire. From inside they could hear an aria, played on dry bones and drum skins.

2018-08-17 22:56 brood search benbrood

The colony played the game until their ears bled. Each time they restarted, they were certain they would win.

2018-07-12 22:05 brood search benbrood

“The least subtle things will always win,” he said just before pressing the button.

2018-06-27 22:28 brood search benbrood

The river was a somber reminder, the ships that sailed on it were a conciliation.

2018-02-21 02:13 brood search benbrood

“Simon, I insist you allow us into the basement. We’ll start the search there, then proceed to the lake house, family tomb and finally the fishpond.”

2018-02-09 14:36 brood search benbrood

She held up a small vial full of what looked like gray sand. “This is all that’s left,” she said.

2017-08-16 17:00 brood search benbrood

The sounds in The Wood were different, as if the world had suddenly shifted an octave.

2017-05-27 17:00 brood search benbrood

When they were kids they were followed by a UFO, each time they’d thrown rocks at it until it went away.

2017-03-07 18:01 brood search benbrood

“The search heuristic is simple,” the sheriff said, “we dredge the swamp, then we dredge it again. We dredge until we can’t dredge no more.”

2017-02-05 18:30 brood search benbrood

Bakers from the entire county arrived in time for the interrogation and subsequent trial.

2017-01-02 18:00 brood search benbrood

The body was brought up from the river on a hook, policemen grasping at it. “Get your hands off me,” it said.

2016-12-23 18:00 brood search benbrood

Three small toggle switches were found on the back of the neck. One was up, two were down.