Evil’s Dilemma

Pistol and attention transfixed upon his traitorous former partner, Neutrino descended the steps a safe distance from where superhero Waveform jogged in the opposite direction, boots ringing on metal, toward the control room exit. Volkow paid little heed to the weapon trained on him; instead he busied himself reading a lengthy caution poster on the nearest … Continue reading Evil’s Dilemma

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Evil’s Plan

Eric Hardwood stepped out on the platform overlooking the deserted main level of the reactor facility and sank onto the stairs. He'd been stopping criminals and saving people as the superhero Waveform since his sophomore year of college. And now, decked out in Waveform's midnight blue hero-suit, he leaned elbows on knees, disregarded the flashing … Continue reading Evil’s Plan

Black Flag

Lying with his back to the shelled building, Henrik quietly pulled the corpse of one of the militia soldiers over him, willing himself to vanish as one of their trucks roared up the broken road in his direction. The dead of the official military, the opposing militia, and people who'd been hiding in the city of … Continue reading Black Flag

Keep Breathing

Turning off the deserted highway, James Stipanuk held a stabilizing hand over his coffee as he guided the truck along an uneven gravel road. The narrow road slithered through quiet countryside until it terminated near the horizon at a gleaming black structure that pierced the chilled sky like a cloud-crowned monument. Approaching the end, he eased on the brakes as he neared a … Continue reading Keep Breathing

One Last Run

Through the evacuated harbor town, mountain guide Lee Suriah rushed from guide office to guide office, desperate to recruit help. His quick footsteps echoed off narrow brick roads and cozy buildings, shuttered and dark, shingles dripping from a recent sun shower. Rounding a corner, he broke into a walk and fumbled to a stop, almost slipping in a … Continue reading One Last Run