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The Worth of Words: Chapter 1

by Mark Figueroa | Art by A Forgotten Pen at @theforgottenpen “God, fuck this. Fuck quarentine,” Jacob muttered. He scrolled through Youtube and scratched his nose. “Why the fuck are we paying New York rent for Kentucky living?” And, that was the end of that. Shortly after, he got the bright idea that we should move away … Continue reading The Worth of Words: Chapter 1

Under the Bed: Chapter 1

by Mark Figueroa | Art by A Forgotten Pen at @theforgottenpen In the basement lies Mother’s chest. She never spoke of it when she was around.  It’s been years since Mother disappeared.  “Petra, my dear, Petra, the jar is under the bed. The carving in the trunk will tell you what to do with it. Only talk … Continue reading Under the Bed: Chapter 1

The Cloak of Nothing: Chapter 86

by Mark Figueroa aka Anthony Abyss | Featured Art by A Forgotten Pen at @theforgottenpen Chapter 86: Ergo Proxy.  “Oh, you’re sitting! Nice of you to join me,” Eliza says passing me her glass. “I’m not having another sip… no offense… Not because of the wine, which I don’t like, by the way. I just know … Continue reading The Cloak of Nothing: Chapter 86

Heartlands: MartytraM

"Just imagine an American-based, Christian Organization planning to poison water supplies to bring the second-coming quicker." - Lupe Fiasco, American Terrorist. Marty paced around his bedroom. His hands were raw from the frequent button-mashing, keyboard-clacking and furious masturbation. He was normal. Marty grew up in a good home. No screaming, no fighting, no arguing. They … Continue reading Heartlands: MartytraM

By the Lake

“You’re late, Lars!” Earnest slams a heavy potato sack into the still waters of the lake. His dry, sunken eyes are red at the edges. “I—I didn’t think—” “Aye, laddy, you don't think at all, did’ya?” Lars removes his horned, iron helm and runs his gnomish hands through his mane. He takes a deep breath, … Continue reading By the Lake

The Cloak of Nothing: Chapter 84

by Mark Figueroa aka Anthony Abyss | Featured Art by A Forgotten Pen at @theforgottenpen Chapter 84: More weather terminology. “…There was once a planet … Continue reading The Cloak of Nothing: Chapter 84