Into the Woods

“Hey, Kim,” says Roi. “Ye-ees?” says Roi’s partner, turning his head slowly, muzzle of the gun turning with his eyes, and the barrel aims downward, but not by much. He’s watching the shadows among the trees as he turns. It’s why they’re still alive. The guys freaking out in the …

Ribbon Of Gold

It’s amazing what you can find in an old barn if you take a few minutes to poke around. Hand scythes, bag balm, a handful of ancient eggshell-white electric fence insulators, a litter of kittens, a mysterious apparatus that looks like something from Dr. Frankenstein’s lab but is probably only …

Fucking Gun Carriage

Grace starts to smile. Lucas plays that music on the chimes all the time. Bach’s Air on a G String. “Ohmigodchristit’s Dance–” Emma shouts, and that carries too. Drin grabs her tight, holds her back. “Wait for Cesar and Aaron to check it out,” he tells her, and kisses her. …