Feðgin by Wendy Wimmer

Feðgin by Wendy Wimmer

Feðgin by Wendy Wimmer is the Syntax & Salt Fall Flash Contest 2nd place winner. The darkness makes everything risky, every step fraught with invisible scuttling, chittering and struggling away of tiny creatures—mouse, perhaps, terrestrial bird imagined—or invisible elves—under step. We are near Bárðarbunga, Iceland, a recently quiet volcano, and in the distance, a house that was once a house, Continue reading Feðgin by Wendy Wimmer

Blood-Stained Letters Found in a Roadside Shrine on the Outskirts of Kyoto by Stewart C Baker

Blood-Stained Letters Found in a Roadside Shrine on the Outskirts of Kyoto by Stewart C Baker

Dear Madam, I must apologize for the lengthy break in our correspondence prior to this letter.  With the death of Councilman Yamazaki under such bloody circumstances, I felt it best to avoid attracting notice for a while. However, I have not been idle after Yamazaki’s passing.  Indeed, I have learned of an even graver danger Continue reading Blood-Stained Letters Found in a Roadside Shrine on the Outskirts of Kyoto by Stewart C Baker