Seung’s Women

A flash of light speared his brain; Seung shut his eyes once more and kept them that way. Everything hurt. He couldn’t remember ever feeling like this, hot and chilled at the same time, every joint either throbbing with a dark ache or painfully on fire. Someone told him to …

Other Truck

Peach heard the noise first, and her ears twitched alert. She sat up baring her teeth in the dim strips of light from the boat dock outside. She hissed, scrambling backward into Keisha’s embrace. “Truck!” “I hear it. Easy now, don’t lose it here, I need your help. You hear …

Road Warriors

There wasn’t even a scream. Just Dan laying full-length in the parking lot, face down, with a massive splat of red sprayed out onto the wall of the restroom behind him. His dreads fanned out, his jeans all red, his boots sprawled wide. She’d been to this place before. Waiting …

Days of Strength

It hurt climbing down the rungs from the sleepover cab one-handed, carrying his gun. “Hey, my man,” the woman said to him. “You feeling a little rested?” He shook his head. It didn’t do any good to lie to a woman like Keisha. “Stupid dream. Okay now.” “Yeah,” Keisha said, …