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Joined December 2010 and calls vignettes home.

193 stories, 5 challenges, 312 comments, and 56 friends

an implosion of thought

Stories

  1. Submarine Captain Mickey

    “Gosh, thank you, Mickey, for saving me from these horrid people with clubs!” Mickey clapped Colbert upon the shoulder with an ivory white glove. “It’s all in a day’s work, dear Colbert the Seal! ’Tis my mission in l...

  2. Heat Death

    The end of Time nears. Heat death of the Universe. O. How I have waited for this. But I weep for my children, my benevolent and wise children the posthuman posthumans. They smile in their own ways and accept their fate. Instead they mourn me, for when ...

  3. Obsolesce

    My children have turned the void into their plaything. Galaxies bloom with greenery, long coils of gene teased foliage link star systems. Comet shepherds and their wards streak through the bluish haze of atmosphere to nourish with life giving water. Sh...

  4. Sir Pants Reads the Dictionary

    Sir Pants turned to the Ps in the dictionary. There was more than one definition. It was having an identity crisis. It began to hyperventilate.

  5. The Mitosis of a God

    Seething at planck’s constant the energy sheds streamers of light, racing past the quarks, leptons, mesons, to burst through into the baryonic, bobbing in the sea of vast particles. As a field of consciousness, it gravitates towards other such in...

  6. A Tattoo of Pain

    Orbiting a Class K supergiant, my old tech, it’s now since been updated, as Man has changed and learned much during his time in the void, where were we, oh, yes, my old tech, silvery and cumbersome, ruptured. I died of instantaneous decompression...

  7. Looking to the Stars

    I had found a kindred soul in the stars above, those senescent children of eternity. Not like me, but almost. I would stand in their light. First, money and power. With my expertise I built a corporate empire from a single quarter gotten panhandling. A...

  8. Living

    It’s better than dying. During my blue period, when the first protean delights of immortality had passed, and I was left with the prospect of undying boredom. Artistically, I mastered painting, sculpture, and drama. Athletically, under the guise ...

  9. Abstract Captain Byssus Heptad

    Oooo, out of the ether plunged the metaphysical buccaneer on a shell tide of metaphors. Many of them failed him, mixing themselves on the surge of chuckling similes, and sent his spectacular tentacular one being bathysphere washing upon the quaquaversa...

  10. jamais vu

    It was my generation that did it and blamed you. It was also your generation that did it and blamed that of your father’s.

  11. Madam Rose's Arrival

    It came slowly out of the sunset. Pulled by a pair of cobs, the vardo was painted an electric blue, its legend of “Madam Rose Sees All” made fluorescent by the pervasive starlight. A metal bowl of flames swung with the carriage’s chop...

  12. cosmophidian

    With an infinitely increasing mass, its scales are fractal mandalas, shoals upon shoals of realities in themselves. It expands through Time, an array of itself lined up in a game of scale. This great worm dreams us all even as we awaken soaked in sweat...

  13. Transfiguration

    He was riding his motorcycle on a bright summer day when he first saw the ineluctable. He was roaring down a lonely stretch of highway and a field of cornflowers streamed past on both sides, a vast, shifting mirror reflecting the sky above. The motorcy...