The Haunting Murder

From the yard, Hank heard them coming, like a distant, electrical hum on the horizon. As the smoky, black mass in the sky encroached, the screeching static pierced his ears. A myriad of crows undulated above as they closed in, then roosted on the towering rock walls surrounding him. Interlaced with the voices of the... Continue Reading →

The Great American Eclipse

- A horror/sci-fi short by Red Lagoe. Invasion lurks behind solar-filtered glasses...   “If you never look up, you miss all the good stuff,” Uncle Steve says as he hands Helia a cup of coffee. “That’s what your dad used to s—” “Keep looking up,” she interjects, allowing one sleepy corner of her mouth to... Continue Reading →

The Astronomer’s Mistress

a short story by Red Lagoe Thomas Parks stood before his wife with a gift cradled against his chest. Wrapped in simple brown paper with keen precision to each fold, the framed photograph would shame the decades worth of presents that came before. A delicate black ribbon with silver stars, tied into a symmetrical bow,... Continue Reading →

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