Sunday, November 3, 2013

The Curse

I remember the night of the big game. It was the hottest summer in years. Over forty degrees outside that night, Celsius. We didn't care. Plenty of beer and soda at the concession stand to keep us cool.

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Last of the Dragonriders

There was no better feeling in the world than soaring through the open sky on dragonback,‭ ‬Caeryd thought.‭

Monday, October 28, 2013

The Murals

We all have irrational fears when we're little. Sometimes we look back on them and laugh, other times that sense of dread never really goes away.

Friday, October 25, 2013

Thaumoctopus mimicus: The Man on the Beach

Nothing else feels quite like it. So many different kinds of pain all at once. The suckers, thousands, each yanking a tiny piece of flesh, all at once; the crushing muscle of the tentacles; the harsh, tearing beak.

Couldn't say which is the worst part. In the end, it doesn't matter...

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Psychidae: The Cabin in the Forest

When I mention that I work for the International Center for Missing and Exploited Children, most people don't really know what to say. I don't blame them.