We walked for hours through someone else’s dark and anxious dreams, and he navigated it as only a spiritwalker can, a man trained since birth not only to battle evil spirits but also to retrieve […]
Despite that many of them were Freemasons, a secret society steeped in the occult, the Founding Fathers envisioned an unspoiled continent, freed of old encumbrances—not just taxes but the arcane and complex practices that had […]
“I was a very spoiled girl,” I told her. By the time I was 13, I had already noticed how the men looked at me differently. It bothered me at first—that they dared be […]
We jest, but this is about what it’s like anymore. More by Tom Gauld.
It was a fitting place for man-eaters—murderous and silent and stocked with the dead of a hundred generations. It was a fitting place to bring the departed, even those still on two feet. “Damn, this […]
There are all different kinds of magic of course, but in fiction there are generally two: Machine Magic is usually part of a system where a certain outcome is more or less guaranteed as long […]